FRENCH SETTLEMENT, LA (NBC33) — A 33-year-old Baton Rouge woman died in a motorcycle crash that happened Friday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. on LA Highway 16 in Livingston Parish.
The victim, Charlotte R. Cole, was the passenger on a motorcycle driven by her husband, 45-year-old Thomas E. Cole Jr.
As they approached a left hand curve, the motorcycle went off the roadway to the right.
Both the man and woman were thrown off the bike.
Charlotte Cole died as a result of the crash, and Thomas Cole was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Investigators do not think impairment was a factor in the crash, but a toxicology report is pending.