MAUREPAS, (La). – 64-year-old Wayne W. Whitfield of Bridge City, died in a wreck on Saturday (March 31). The accident took place on LA Hwy 22 east of LA Hwy 16 in Livingston Parish.
Whitfield was on a 1997 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading west. He took a right hand curve that caused him to run off the road. The Harley entered a ditch, and ejected him from the bike.
Whitfield was wearing a DOT approved helmet, but he suffered serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at North Oaks hospital. Impairment is not suspected, but a toxicology sample was taken from Whitfield to be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.