Louisiana State Police - State Troopers
Louisiana State Police - State Troopers

Bicyclist hit, killed in Iberville Parish Friday morning

State police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a bicyclist in Iberville Parish early Friday morning.

State police say Jeross Banks, 41, was riding his bike headed south on LA 1 at the same time a Dodge Ram was traveling behind Banks. For reasons unknown at this time, the truck hit the rear of the bike.

Officials say Banks was wearing dark clothing, did not have a helmet on or lights on his bike. He sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

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The person driving the truck did not sustain any injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from the driver of the Ram and Banks for analysis. 

The crash remains under investigation.  

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