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Carencro Police identify motorcyclist killed on I-49 South Sunday night

Posted at 11:05 AM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 12:05:35-05

The Carencro Police Department has released the name of the person killed Sunday night on I-49 South.

Police say 41-year-old Joshua Murphy of Breaux Bridge was killed after a crash on I-49 South just south of Veterans Drive.

According to police, Murphy was entering onto I-49 South from the Veterans Drive entrance ramp on his 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he collided with a vehicle in the right southbound lane.

Murphy was ejected from his motorcycle as a result of the crash and sustained fatal injuries.

The other driver was not injured in the crash.

The department says that impairment is not believed to be a factor in the crash.