Bicyclist identified after being struck, killed just off Highland Road

Man killed on bicycle off Highland Road identified

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle just off Highland Road, emergency personnel confirm.

The Baton Rouge Police Department says Ronney Thomas, 41, was killed around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15 while riding a bike in the 400 block of W Grant Street just off Highland Road. He was hit by a 2009 Chevy Impala, police say. He died on scene.

The investigation is ongoing. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in this crash.

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