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UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed Sunday in crash on Hwy 182 bridge in Berwick

Posted at 8:18 AM, Mar 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-22 09:26:08-04

A motorcycle driver died Sunday night in a crash on the La. 182 bridge in Berwick.

Police say witnesses told them the motorcycle was seen operating eratically prior to the crash, which happened at around 10 p.m. The motorcycle crashed into the rear of a pick-up truck that was traveling west on the bridge, police say.

The driver of the motorcycle, Ralph Patterson Jr., of Morgan City, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Toxicology samples were collected from Patterson and the driver of the truck, a Berwick man.

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