St. John bicyclist killed Thursday evening

St. John Parish- State Police say 76-year-old Larry Young was killed just after 8 p.m. Thursday by a suspected drunk driver.

Officers with Troop C say Young was riding along LA 18 when he was hit from behind by a man driving an Escalade SUV.

The driver, 66-year-old Paul Oubre Jr. of Vacherie, submitted to a breathalyser test and was found to be over the limit.

Troopers say Oubre now faces DWI charges.

Investigators say Young was wearing dark clothing at the time of the crash and didn't have any lights on his bike.