Published: 06-24-2023 | Category: Troop I
TROOP I NEWS RELEASE
June 24, 2023
Motorcyclist Killed in St. Martin Parish Crash
Breaux Bridge – On June 24, 2023, shortly after 1:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop I was notified of a single-vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Louisiana Highway 341 near Lawless Tauzin Road. The crash claimed the life of 52-year-old Allen Leblanc of Lafayette.
The preliminary investigation revealed Leblanc was traveling north on LA Hwy 341 while riding a 2021 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. For reasons still under investigation, the motorcycle crossed the centerline, traveled off the roadway to the left, and struck a fence causing Leblanc to be ejected.
Leblanc suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A standard toxicology sample was collected from Leblanc and submitted for analysis.
While the cause of this crash remains under investigation, roadway users should always make good decisions while operating a vehicle. Never drive while impaired, fatigued, or distracted.
Troop I has investigated 26 fatal crashes resulting in 29 deaths in 2023.
TFC Ross Brennan
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs – Troop C
Office: (985) 857-3680