Cyclist killed in hit and run crash on LA 1090 in Slidell area

Jim Hanzo
July 06, 2018 - 8:41 am

Louisiana State Police are looking for the driver of a dark colored GMC/Chevrolet pickup or SUV for questioning related to a fatal hit and run crash.  At approximately 9:29 p.m. last night, troopers responded to a fatal crash involving a bicycle on LA 1090 at Brownswitch Rd.  The crash has claimed the life of 42-year-old Sandra Duet Royer of Slidell. 

While traveling northbound, Royer was struck from behind by a dark colored Chevrolet/GMC pickup or SUV. Royer was ejected from the bicycle and sustained severe injuries in the crash.  She was transported to Ochsner Medical Center-Northshore, where she died. 

The suspect vehicle could have damage to the right rear view mirror and front end.  The vehicle was last seen fleeing northbound on LA 1090. If you have information pertaining to this crash, please contact Louisiana State Police Troop L at 985-893-6250. 

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