Bicyclist killed in hit and run in Prairieville

Bicyclist killed in hit and run in Prairieville

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Department is investigating a hit and run crash that left a man dead.

Police say they received a call Saturday morning about a body laying next to a bicycle on the shoulder of Parker Road near the entrance of the Meadowview Subdivision in Prairieville.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the bicyclist, 67-year-old Daniel Lefleur Sr., was riding his bike near his home when he was struck by a vehicle.

Deputies believe that the suspect's vehicle should have some kind of damage to the right front side area.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office by phone at 225-621-INFO, by text at 847411 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP.

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