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Bicyclist Killed on Evangeline Thruway In Lafayette Identified

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The bicyclist has been identified as 22-year-old Ty Clark of Duson, LA.

Posted: Sep 28, 2021 9:01 AM
Updated: Sep 29, 2021 10:26 AM

LAFAYETTE, La. - All lanes are now open on the Evangeline Thruway after a bicyclist was killed Tuesday morning.

The crash took place in the the 2100 block of the NE Evangeline Thwy.

According to Sr. Cpl. Bridgette Dugas of the Lafayette Police Department, On September 28th at approximately 5:46 am,  The driver of a Dodge Challenger was traveling north on the Evangeline Thwy. when for an unknown reason the bicyclist crossed in front of the vehicle and was struck. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol was determined to not be a factor for the driver of the vehicle. The bicyclist has been identified as 22-year-old Ty Clark of Duson, LA. The crash remains under investigation by the Lafayette Police Traffic Unit.

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