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West Monroe man killed in wreck

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe motorcyclist has been killed in a crash on Louisiana Highway 34, south of Interstate 20.

Louisiana State Police say 44-year-old James McKeithen died at the scene, after colliding with a flatbed truck that turned into his path on the highway at about 4:25 P.M. on Tuesday.  Police say McKeithen was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the truck, Alan Hall, 23, of West Monroe, was not hurt.  He was cited for failture to yield.

Impairment is not suspected in the crash.  Police are still investigating.


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