Lafayette Parish fatal hit and run suspect arrested
Kaplan, LA (NBC33) — Louisiana State Police have arrested a suspect in the hit and run that killed a bicyclist on LA 92 near Milton on July 7th.
Fitzpatrick F. Doucette, 42, of Kaplan, was taken into custody Sunday night around 11:40 p.m.
Detectives think Doucette was driving the car that hit and killed Lon Lomas, 30, of Youngsville, LA, and that Doucette fled the scene after the crash.
Doucette faces charges of Negligent Homicide, Felony Hit and Run, Driving under Suspension, and Limitation on Passing Bicycles. He was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Facility.