Roanoke, LA – Lorrie Lynette Herron Killed in Motorcycle Crash on US-90
Roanoke, LA (June 25, 2021) – A motorcycle accident on US-90 between Jennings and Roanoke resulted in the death of a passenger and caused injuries to the driver on Friday, June 25th.
According to officials, 56-year-old Lorrie Lynette Herron, a resident of Jennings and a passenger on the bike, sustained fatal injuries during the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The operator, 60-year-old Ronald Keith Bonnette, a resident of Roanoke, sustained non-critical injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Lake Charles hospital for medical treatment.
Reports show that Bonnette was driving eastbound on US-90 and, for reasons that have yet to be determined, left the roadway in the area of Farm Supply Road. The motorcycle landed in a ditch, ejecting both Herron and Bonnette.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Lorrie Lynette Herron, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Fatalities in Roanoke
Deadly accidents are a harsh reality confronted by motorcycle riders much more often than other motor vehicle occupants. While just 4% of registered vehicles in Louisiana are motorcycles, the state’s Office of Motor Vehicles has recorded that almost 300 fatal Louisiana vehicle accidents happened in 2017, over 40 of which were on motorcycles.
Our team at Smiley Law Firm cares about the well-being of our clients. When families lose someone they love in an accident, we endeavor to provide them with the best chances of holding offenders accountable and getting the justice they deserve. It is essential that you have a team by your side that is committed to advising and assisting you every step of the way.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Louisiana are concerned about results, and we make it a priority to be there for each of our clients to answer questions they have, to help them bypass common legal mistakes, and to deal with the difficulties that so often come up during the legal process.
If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motorcycle accident, reach out to our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana at your earliest convenience. By speaking with our team at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to explore the legal options available to you.
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Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.
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