JPSO: Motorcyclist killed after colliding with dump truck
HARVEY (WVUE) -A person riding a motorcycle was killed Saturday morning after impacting a dump truck on the west bank of Jefferson Parish, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The crash happened around 8 a.m. near the intersection of 4th Street and Destrehan Avenue in Harvey.
Police say the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on 4th St. and struck a dump truck that was turning onto 4th St. from Destrehan Ave.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigators believe speed was likely a factor in the crash.
The decedent’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. An autopsy, which includes toxicology, will be conducted at a later date.
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