SPRINGHILL, LA (KSLA) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened in Springhill, LA Sunday evening.
Police say the crash happened around 7 p.m. on Springhill Airport Road about a mile south of LA 157 in Springhill.
According to the preliminary investigation, a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by 49-year-old Stephen Ray Mickens of Springhill, was northbound on Springhill Airport Road.
Police say for reasons still under investigation, he failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and was ejected.
Mickens was taken to University Health where he died from injuries.
At this time, police say it is unknown if Mickens was wearing a helmet.
A toxicology sample was taken from Mickens and will be submitted for analysis.
Impairment and speed are suspected factors.
This crash remains under investigation.