Jennings man dies in motorcycle accident

Jennings man dies in motorcycle accident
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ROANOKE, La. (KPLC) - A Jennings man has died in a motorcycle accident on U.S. 90 near W. 8th Street in Jeff Davis Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.

State Troopers responded to a call regarding the accident shortly after 9:30 p.m on Friday, Mar. 20, 2020.

Officials say the driver, Darren Lee Kebodeaux, 55, and passenger, Mary Catherine Mayo, 39, were traveling west on US 90 and struck a deer that caused them to be ejected from the motorcycle. Investigators determined that at some point after the initial crash, both riders were struck by a car.

Kebodeaux was and Mayo were transported to a local hospital where Kebodeaux was pronounced dead. The driver of the car was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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