Slidell Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident

Slidell Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident
Source: NOLA.com

SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - A motorcycle crash claims the life of a 59 year-old-man, according to the Slidell Police Department.

The crash happened Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. on Robert Boulevard around the area of John Slidell Park.

Police say the preliminary investigation shows that a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 18-year-old, Cade Fleetwood, and a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle, driven by 59-year-old Kevin Keys, were both traveling north on Robert Boulevard.

At some point, Fleetwood attempted to make a U-turn, resulting in Keys crashing his motorcycle into the side of the Chevrolet Silverado. As a result of the crash, Keys had fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation, and toxicology results are still pending on both drivers.

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