BOSSIER PARISH, La. – (KTAL/KMSS) Just after noon today, Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on US 80 at Hillcrest Cemetery that claimed one life and seriously injured another.
Ricky D. Robinson, 51, of Coushatta was pronounced dead at Ochsner LSU Health and his passenger is in critical condition after the Honda motorcycle Robinson was driving was hit by 89-year-old Marvin Curry of Haughton
The preliminary investigation revealed Curry was driving a 2000 Toyota passenger car eastbound on U.S. Highway 80 when, for reasons still under investigation, Curry rear-ended Robinson and his passenger.
Robinson and his female passenger were transported to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport where he died from injuries sustained in the crash. The passenger remains in critical condition. Both were wearing DOT approved helmets at the time of the crash. Curry was not injured.
Alcohol is not a suspected factor in this crash. Toxicology samples were taken and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.