Help needed to identify bicyclist killed in hit & run crash, coroner says

The East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office is looking for help to identify a victim killed in a hit-and-run crash.
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 1:51 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 1:57 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office is looking for help to identify a victim killed in a hit-and-run crash.

According to police, the crash happened around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, on Airline Highway near Prescott Road. The victim was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on the right shoulder of the roadway.

The coroner said the victim has several distinct tattoos. They include the words “live” on his right arm and “strong” on his left arm. He also has a tattoo of a large clock with roman numerals on his left shoulder and a tattoo of praying hands on his right neck. In addition, there is a tattoo of a fleur de lis with the words “who dat” on his left arm.

If anyone has information that can help identify the victim, contact the East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office at 225‐389‐ 3047. Meanwhile, anyone with tips related to the vehicle involved can call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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