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Motorcyclist doing wheelie collides with truck, dies


Marrero, La. - A motorcyclist whom witnesses say was riding on his rear tire at a high rate of speed died Thursday morning after colliding with a truck in Marrero.

The accident happened at 8:10 a.m. at the intersection of Nicholson Place and 4th Street.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators said a Honda motorcycle driven by 21-year-old Renis Waters III, of Westwego, was traveling westbound on 4th Street approaching the intersection of Nicholson Place when his motorcycle hit the pick-up truck. Waters was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the pickup, identified only as a 29-year-old Westwego man, has not been charged pending a consultation with the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.

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