Motorcyclist killed after being ejected in DeSoto Parish wreck

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Louisiana State Police have confirmed that one man is dead after his motorcycle struck a car in DeSoto Parish Saturday night.

Investigators say the accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. on Highway 171 at Ranchland Drive. The driver of a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle, identified as 57-year-old Robert Walton of Converse, La., was traveling south on Highway 171 when a 2007 Toyota Camry pulled into his path, causing his motorcycle to strike the car.

Walton, who was ejected from his motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene by the DeSoto Parish Coroner.

The driver of the car was identified as 21-year-old Celeste Brewer of Stonewall, La.

Toxicology samples were submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

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