Man killed when car backs into path of motorcycle

LORANGER, LA (WAFB) - A 24-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday morning in Tangipahoa Parish.

State Police say Louis Perkins was driving east on a Yamaha motorcycle on LA 40 near Passman Rd. when Christine Lynn, 63, backed out of a driveway and into the path of the oncoming motorcycle.

Perkins was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but suffered fatal injuries.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lynn was arrested and charged with failure to yield and negligent homicide.

Driver impairment is not suspected.

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