Bicyclist struck, killed on Airline Drive in Kenner

Bicyclist struck, killed on Airline Drive in Kenner
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KENNER, LA (WVUE) - The Kenner Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened on  Airline and Lesan Drive Saturday night.

Around 8:10 p.m. the Kenner Police Department began receiving telephone calls reporting a vehicle crash involving a truck and a bicyclist.

According to the report, first responders learned on scene that a 2007 Ford truck had struck a bicyclist who was crossing Airline Drive.

Witnesses said the 2007 Ford truck was traveling westbound on Airline Drive when the 54-year-old male bicyclist was hit.

According to the report, the bicyclist was thrown off his bicycle and struck the pavement.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead on the scene, and has not been identified at this time.

Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages anyone who witnessed this fatality crash, to contact Kenner Police Traffic Investigator Patrick Gallagher or Officer Casey Smith at (504) 712-2257.

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