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Coroner identifies bicyclist hit and killed on Plank Rd

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the bicyclist hit and killed Sunday morning on Plank Road.

Coroner William “Beau” Clark identified the bicyclist as 45-year-old Ernest Smith.

Smith was riding his bike on the northbound shoulder of Plank Rd. around 2:30 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Eric Glover. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Glover was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, DWI, reckless operation and suspended driver’s license.

His bond has been set at $105,000. 

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