Troopers search for hit & run vehicle that killed bicyclist

Troopers believe the vehicle that hit a 76-yr-old is a 2003-2017 Chevrolet truck, Tahoe, or Suburban. After hitting Shultz, the passenger side mirror housing was dislodged from the vehicle and left on the scene.

Louisiana State Police troopers are asking for the public’s help in finding a vehicle involved in a deadly hit & run from Feb. 23, 2022 on Joor Rd.

LSP said it was after 11pm on Feb. 23 at the intersection of Joor Rd. & Greenwell Street in East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash killed 76-year-old Donald Schultz of Baton Rouge.

The initial investigation revealed the crash happened as Schultz was trying to cross the southbound lanes of Joor Rd when a suspected Chevrolet truck, Tahoe, or Suburban was traveling south on Joor Rd. and hit Schultz. 

Schultz had serious injuries as a result of the crash. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from Schultz for analysis.

Based off of evidence collected at the scene, Troopers believe the vehicle that hit Shultz is a 2003-2017 Chevrolet truck, Tahoe, or Suburban. After hitting Shultz, the passenger side mirror housing was dislodged from the vehicle and left on the scene. 

This crash remains under investigation, and troopers ask that anyone with information regarding this crash contact Louisiana State Police Troop A at 225-754-8500.

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