Fatal Traffic Crash in the 2000 Block NW Evangeline Thruway Claims the Life of Lafayette Man

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Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a major traffic crash in the 2000 Blk of NW Evangeline Thruway involving a bicyclist.

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 1:32 PM

On December 2 at approximately 11:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a major traffic crash in the 2000 Blk of NW Evangeline Thruway involving a bicyclist.

The investigation revealed that the bicyclist was traveling eastbound across the southbound lanes of the 2000 block of NW Evangeline Thruway. The driver of the vehicle was traveling in the southbound lanes. It was then that they impacted.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim of the crash has been identified as Billy LeBlanc, 48, of Lafayette, La.

This investigation is ongoing.

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