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Motorcyclist Killed in Calcasieu Parish Crash

Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D was notified of a single-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 210 near mile marker 12 in Calcasieu Parish.

Posted: Aug 9, 2021 10:57 AM
Updated: Aug 11, 2021 5:02 PM

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D was notified of a single-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 210 near mile marker 12 in Calcasieu Parish on August 8, 2021, shortly before 11:15 p.m. The crash claimed the life of 41-year-old Jason N. Cole of Lake Charles.

The initial investigation revealed the operator of a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle, was traveling east on I210. The Suzuki traveled off the roadway to the left and struck a guardrail. As a result, the operator was ejected from the motorcycle.

The operator, who was wearing a DOT approved helmet, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Impairment is suspected. A toxicology sample was obtained from the motorcyclist and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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