Motorcyclist dies in crash on Perkins Road; victim identified

Motorcycle wreck on Perkins Road leads to death

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A motorcyclist died in a crash Tuesday night in Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Joseph Bueche, 24, of Baton Rouge.

The wreck happened on Perkins Road between Staring Lane and Bluebonnet Boulevard around 7:15 p.m.

Investigators say Bueche was headed westbound on Perkins on a 2006 Honda Sports motorcycle when the driver of a 2003 Ford Explorer pulled out of a driveway into his lane. They added the motorcycle then collided into the SUV.

The crash remains under investigation.

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