One killed from motorcycle crash in Lake Charles

One killed from motorcycle crash in Lake Charles

POSTED: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 12:15pm

UPDATED: Friday, October 26, 2012 - 12:19pm

A man riding a motorcycle died early this morning after he lost control of his bike and crashed.

The Lake Charles Police Department reports that the crash happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26. We’re told the incident happened in the 600 block of Shell Beach Drive.

When officers arrived on scene they found Pete Lafeur, 47, of Lake Charles, wearing a helmet, but suffering from severe injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say he lost control for unknown reasons and left the roadway. The investigation is ongoing and toxicology results are pending at the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.


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