Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 7:58 am this morning, our Traffic Division was dispatched to a crash that occurred at the intersection of Maplewood Drive and Gretna Boulevard in Harvey. A Ford F-250 struck a bicycle being ridden by a 89-year-old white male resident of Harvey. The bicycle rider was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of a number of injuries.
At approximately 2:00 pm, we were notified by the hospital that the male had succumbed to his injuries.
The manner and cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Lieutenant Jason Rivarde
Public Information Officer