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Motorcyclist dies in accident in East Feliciana Parish


Louisiana State Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that killed a man in East Feliciana Parish early Sunday morning. 

State police say the accident happened at 8:30 a.m. on LA 952 north of LA 10. 

According to State Troopers 55-year-old John Guate of St. Bernard was riding his 2003 Honda motorcycle northbound on LA 952 when he failed to negotiate a curve causing him to drive off of the road. Guate's bike then hit a guardrail ejecting Guate. 

Despite wearing a helmet, Guate suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Although State Troopers do not believe that Guate was impaired at the time of the accident, a routine toxicology test was taken and submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. 

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