Kinder man killed in two vehicle crash near Fenton

FENTON, LA (KPLC) - Authorities with State Police confirm that a Kinder man died in an accident involving a three-wheeled motorcycle on Thursday morning.

The two vehicle accident happened on Highway 165 near milepost 11 just before 11:00 a.m.

Authorities say that 57-year-old John Tramonte of Lake Charles was making a left hand turn from the southbound shoulder of Highway 165 when a Honda three-wheeled motorcycle driven by 71-year-old Robert Brown of Kinder was traveling south in the left hand lane. Tramonte turned and hit the left rear side of the bike.

Brown and his passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Upon arrival at the hospital, Brown was pronounced dead.

The passenger on the bike sustained moderate injuries. Tramonte was not injured in the accident.

Toxicology samples were taken from both drivers and have been submitted to the Louisiana State Police crime lab for analysis. Any possible charges are pending the outcome of the investigation of the crash.

Copyright 2010 KPLC. All rights reserved.