Bicyclist killed in Jefferson Parish

MARRERO, La. (AP) - State police say a bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in Marrero. The accident happened Tuesday night on U.S Highway 90 near Westwood Drive.

Trooper Melissa Matey said the bicyclist was crossing the eastbound lanes of Highway 90 when a car driven by 44-year-old Corey McCall of Marrero struck the bicycle.

Matey says the bicyclist was pronounced dead at West Jefferson Medical Center. The name of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.

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