State Police: New Orleans man killed in motorcycle crash in St. Bernard

State Police: New Orleans man killed in motorcycle crash in St. Bernard

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 43-year-old New Orleans man was killed in a motorcycle crash in St. Bernard Parish early Saturday (Jan. 19), according to Louisiana State Police.

Shortly after 3:30 a.m., Michael James Richardson lost control of his 1999 Honda motorcycle on LA-46 East near Volpe Drive, police said, and was thrown from the bike after running off the road. Richardson was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead on the scene, according to a State Police news release.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Police said a toxicology report will be performed following an autopsy.

A New Orleans man was killed in a motorcycle crash on LA-46 East and Volpe Drive. (Source: Google Maps)
A New Orleans man was killed in a motorcycle crash on LA-46 East and Volpe Drive. (Source: Google Maps)

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