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Laplace man dies in motorcycle accident

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New Orleans, La – Troopers with Troop B of The Louisiana State Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old Laplace man. The crash occurred Sunday at 1:25 p.m. on Hwy 3188. The victim has been identified as Gary Joseph.

Police say that Joseph was driving a motorcycle north on Hwy 3188, at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle exited the roadway after Joseph failed to negotiate a left curve. The bike traveled into the median where it struck two road signs. Joseph was transported to River Parishes Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death. It is unknown if Joseph was impaired at the time of the crash. Toxicology results are pending.

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