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Louisiana State Police is investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 74-year-old motorcyclist and led to a vehicular homicide arrest



Monroe, LA – According to the police officials, the crash occurred around 5:50 p.m. on June 7, 2021.

A three-vehicle crash occurred on LA Hwy 139 just south of LA Hwy 134.

A truck driven by Jorge Rodriguez-Zuniga was northbound on LA Hwy 139 when it crossed the center line and hit a motorcyclist. 

Thomas Deaton Jr. of Danielsville was identified as the deceased victim.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jorge Rodriguez-Zuniga was booked at Ouachita Correctional Center on a charge of vehicular homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.