Motorcyclist killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash

Motorcyclist killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash
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TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (WVUE) -A Kentwood man was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday night, according to Louisiana State Police Troop L.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on LA 1054 north of LA 40 in Tangipahoa Parish.

The crash claimed the life of 34-year-old Christopher J. Acosta Jr. of Kentwood.

Troopers say Acosta was traveling northbound on LA 1054 on a Harley Davidson motorcycle. As the roadway curved to the right, the motorcycle continued straight and traveled off the roadway. Acosta then struck a drainage culvert and was ejected.

He was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Acosta was wearing an approved DOT helmet, and impairment is not suspected.

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