Motorcyclist dies in accident involving mail truck

By Lee Peck - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - An Iowa man is killed in a motorcycle accident involving a U.S. Post Office truck. It happened at 1:20 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Tank Farm and Ward Line Roads.

According to State Police Troop D, 75-year-old Euclid Frank of Iowa was heading on Tank Form Road toward Highway 397. Troopers say Frank did not stop at the red light and was hit by the mail truck and ejected from his motorcycle.

Frank was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Standard toxicology results are pending for both drivers.

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