UPDATE: APSO releases more details about fatal motorcycle accident

ACADIA PARISH - Authorities in Acadia Parish are investigating a single motorcycle accident that has claimed the life of a Rayne man.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, the accident was reported at approximately 1:24 p.m. and occurred at the intersection of Standard Mill Road and Monceaux Road near Crowley.

Deputies investigating the accident reported that the driver of the motorcycle was traveling west on Standard Mill Road when he lost control and struck a culvert. He was transported to American Legion Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Melancon said that the name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.

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