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One dies in Lake Charles crash

Posted at 5:23 PM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 18:23:17-05

A local man died in a crash on West Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles Saturday, police say.

Bob Allen Goodyear Jr. was traveling east on the road when he lost control of his motorcycle, police say. It left the roadway, but when he was able to get back onto the road he crashed into the rear of an SUV, police say.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. near the intersection with Holly Hill Road, police said.

Goodyear was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was later succumbed to his injuries.

The other driver was not cited and standard toxicology tests are pending.

Officer Keithen Breaux was the responding officer and Senior Corporal Scott Dougherty with the Lake Charles Police Department Traffic Division is the lead investigator.