Houma man, 43, killed in motorcycle crash

THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) - A 43-year-old Houma man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Thibodaux.

Officers say that Byron Mabry, 43, was driving a Harley Davidson eastbound on Louisiana Highway 3185 along with a passenger, identified as 46-year-old Francis Plotner.

Police say at this time a 2014 GM Denali, driven by 21-year-old Jorge Gonzales, was traveling westbound on the highway. The vehicle attempted to turn left onto Kettle Lane when it struck the oncoming motorcycle.

Both Mabry and Plotner were ejected from the motorcycle.

Mabry was pronounced dead at the scene. Plotner was transported to Thibodaux Regional Hospital with severe injuries.

Officers say impairment is not suspected in the crash.

Charges are pending and the crash remains under investigation.

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