Teen bicyclist struck and killed in Raceland
Raceland, LA – Shortly before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Troopers from Troop C began investigating a fatality crash involving a dump truck and a bicyclist on LA 182 just west of LA 1 in Raceland.
The crash took the life of 13-year old Autumn Fuller of Raceland.
The preliminary investigation revealed Fuller was traveling east on the westbound shoulder of LA 182 on a bicycle. Randy Reulet, 56-year old of Raceland, was traveling east on LA 182 in a 2004 GMC C8500 in the eastbound lane. For unknown reasons, Fuller attempted to cross both lanes of LA 182 and struck the rear of Reulet’s vehicle sustaining fatal injuries as a result.
She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office.
Reulet was wearing his seat belt and was not injured
Posted on Wed, September 7, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette