NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD Fatality Section is investigating a crash that killed a male motorcyclist Monday in New Orleans East.
The crash happened just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and Lonely Oak Drive.
The motorcyclist was traveling east on Chef Highway when he collided with a black Lexus sedan that was preparing to make a U-turn. The cyclist had to be extricated from underneath the vehicle. He died on the scene. The 55-year-old male driver of the Lexus was not injured.
Blood and toxicology results are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.
Fatality Investigator Kevin Thompson is in charge of the investigation.