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New Orleans, LA (March 25, 2020) – A single-vehicle accident left one motorcyclist dead in St. Bernard Parish on Wednesday night. The crash occurred around 10:00 a.m. on LA 46 East near LA 300.

According to investigators, 52-year-old Ronald Besendorfer of Chalmette was driving his 2008 Harley Davidson down LA 46 when he lost control, ran off of the road, and got ejected from his motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and died at the scene.

Police are still investigating the accident and no other details have been provided. State troopers are unsure if speed or impairment were factors in the accident, but they are awaiting results on a toxicology report. We will monitor this story for further updates.

Source: WVUE, NOLA

Contact an Experienced New Orleans Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Unfortunately, auto accidents like this happen far too often in New Orleans. Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause and hold those responsible accountable. At The Johns Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents are for the families and friends of the victims. 

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our New Orleans motorcycle accident attorneys or call us at 866-762-0302 to set up a free consultation. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

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