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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Teen bicyclist struck and killed in Raceland

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