The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality in Sulphur involving a motorcycle. The accident happened near the intersection of S. Boudoin Rd. and Dave Dugas Rd on Wednesday, April 1, at about 4:30 p.m. According to the CPSO press release, "a preliminary investigation revealed a motorcycle driven by 19-year-old David W. Guidry of Sulphur, was traveling eastbound on E. Dave Dugas Rd. at at hight rate of speed.” An investigation is still ongoing.

The report stated that from information gathered at the scene:

Guidry attempted to pass a tractor that was pulling mowing equipment. The tractor was turning into a driveway when it was struck by the motorcycle. Guidry was wearing a helmet but was ejected from his motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  - Kim Myers (CPSO)

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor, but a state mandated toxicology report will be conducted on both Guidry and the uninjured tractor driver.

Sgt. Chris Ramos and Sr. Cpl. Terry Faulk are the lead investigators.

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