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Fatal motorcycle accident on S. Tiger Bend

Fatal motorcycle accident on S. Tiger Bend
Sunday, September 9, 2012 - 10:31am

A Baton Rouge man died this weekend after he crashed his motorcycle on S. Tiger Bend Road.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 3:56 a.m. The incident happened at S. Tiger Bend and Hoo Shoo Too road.

Edward McCabe, 52, was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of his injuries.

Deputies report that evidence at the scene indicates that the 2001 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling south on S. Tiger Bend Road, and while approaching the intersection of Hoo Shoo Too Road, the motorcycle began skidding and sliding on the roadway and across the intersection. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle.

The incident is under investigation, and deputies are awaiting toxicology reports from the coroner.

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