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Dog in roadway causes fatal crash

Gary D. Fortney (Source: Facebook) Gary D. Fortney (Source: Facebook)
ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) -

A dog is believed to be responsible for causing a crash that killed a 66-year-old man from St. Amant.  

According to the Louisiana State Police, the crash happened at 9 p.m. on Saturday, July. Investigators say Gary D. Fortney was driving his motorcycle on LA Hwy 934 (Gold Place Rd.) when a dog walked out on the road.  

Fortney hit the dog, which caused him to lose control of his motorcycle.  

Although Fortney was wearing a helmet, his injuries were too severe. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The dog also died and the owner was located.  

The investigation is ongoing. 

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