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Police looking for ATV thief who caused crash on bridge

Posted at 4:24 PM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 18:08:41-04

St. Mary Parish authorities are asking for the public to help them in locating an alleged thief who caused a crash on the US 90 Bridge.

The incident started early on May 3, when someone stole an orange Kubota ATV side-by-side and a black Honda 500 ATV with chrome racks from a location on Berwick South Road. The thief loaded the stolen vehicles onto a trailer attached to a truck, and headed east on the bridge, police say.

As the alleged thief lost control of the vehicle while on the bridge, and the Kubota ATV fell off the trailer, causing a crash involving several other vehicles.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored extended cab truck with chrome step bars. The truck was pulling a black tandem axle trailer with a spare tire mounted on the passenger side.

The trailer or truck could have damages from striking the side of the Hwy 90 bridge.

If you have any information on this felony theft and crash please contact Lt. Ricky Dinger with the Berwick Police Department at 985-384-7710. .