Hit and run in East Feliciana leaves bicyclist dead

On Friday, May 6, 2022 shortly after 10:30 pm, State Police Troopers responded to a fatal hit and run crash on LA 19 (Zachary-Slaughter Hwy.) in East Feliciana Parish.

The crash claimed the life of 46-year-old Michael John Moredock of Shreveport.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the crash happened as Moredock was riding a Kent brand bicycle northbound on LA 19 near the East Feliciana Parish line. The area was dark and had no streetlights.

As Moredock was riding on the right side of the northbound lane, he was hit from behind by an unknown vehicle.

The impact ejected Moredock off his bike and he landed in a grassy area just east of the northbound lane.

Moredock was not wearing a helmet and died on scene in the crash.

Following the crash, the vehicle that hit Moredock fled the scene.

Troopers have identified a possible suspect vehicle in the fatal hit and run crash. The vehicle is described as a 2007-2013 GMC Sierra, light silver in color, with a black aftermarket ranch style front bumper and black rims. The truck was seen pulling a 10-12 foot single axle utility trailer (see-attached pictures of the actual truck from a surveillance footage). The vehicle was last seen going northbound on LA-19 towards Ethel, then eastbound on LA-412.

If you have any information on this vehicle please contact Louisiana State Police Troop A at (225-754-8500).

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