Motorcycle rider killed in head-on crash in Avoyelles Parish

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MARKSVILLE, Louisiana — A Marksville man died Friday when the motorcycle he was operating collided with a pickup truck.

Louisiana State Police say in a news release that the motorcycle operated by 45-year-old Danny S. Clark of Marksville was riding of the left side of the centerline in the opposing lane of Little River Road in Avoyelles Parish as he passed two vehicles.

Police say the driver of a pickup truck encountered the motorcycle heading straight for him and drove off the right side of the road in an attempt to avoid a collision.

The motorcycle struck the pickup truck head-on and became lodged beneath the truck.

Clark was pronounced dead at the scene by the Avoyelles Parish Coroner's Office. The pickup truck driver was not hurt.

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