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Richwood, LA – Man Killed in Bicycle Accident at Langford Drive

Richwood, LA (August 21, 2019) – Police have confirmed that a man from Monroe was killed in a bicycle accident involving a hit-and-run driver at a Richwood intersection.

The accident took place around midnight, August 21. Police said that 41-year-old Stanquan Young was riding along on his bicycle when he crossed into the intersection of US-165 and Langford Drive and was struck by a vehicle.

Young was immediately ejected from his bicycle after being hit with force and suffered severe trauma. Police say that he was thrown into the median of the highway.

He was immediately taken to the St. Francis Medical Center by paramedics. After arriving at the hospital Young tragically passed away.

After following leads, police were able to determine that 38-year-old Taurus Bray was the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Young. Louisiana State Police have arrested Bray and charged him with hit-and-run driving and failing to report a crash.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Stanquan Young at this time.

Bicycle Accidents in Louisiana 

Monroe, LA – Man Killed in Bicycle Accident at Langford DriveBicycle accidents continue to take place across Louisiana. In fact, the state is known for being one of the most dangerous states when it comes to bicycle safety. It also comes in second for having the most fatal cycling crashes. If a cyclist is struck by a motor vehicle driver, there is always a chance that they will receive catastrophic and life-changing injuries. It is important to speak with a wrongful death attorney if you have lost someone you love in a bicycle accident.

At Fisher Injury Lawyers, our experienced and dedicated accident attorneys have stood by the sides of families and victims for over 26 years. We understand how overwhelming it can feel to feel alone after an accident and want you to know that you are not alone at this time. Please contact us at (225) 766-1234 for more information on how we can assist you.

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