Youngsville bicyclist dies in hit & run

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 3:21pm

Louisiana State Police are investigating a hit and run crash that took the life of 30-year-old Lon Lomas, of Youngsville, on Monday around 7:00 a.m.

The crash happened on LA 92 at Mermentau Road east of Milton.

Investigators say Lomas was riding his bike east on LA 92 when he was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle.

The impact pushed Lomas and his bike into a ditch near the road.

Lomas suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash. The Lafayette Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police have not yet determined if impairment was a factor in the crash.

Anyone with information about this crash should contact police at 337-262-5880.


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