Lake Charles –


On August 12, at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at the intersection of Miller Avenue and Pine Ridge Drive in Westlake in reference to a motorcycle accident.


The investigation revealed the driver of the motorcycle, Anthony Fuselier, 27, Westlake, was traveling northbound on Miller Ave. and failed to negotiate a curve at John Stine Road.  The motorcycle crossed the center line into the southbound lane of Miller Ave., close to the intersection at Pine Ridge Dr.  It hit a tree in a yard and Fuselier was thrown from his motorcycle.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Fuselier was wearing a helmet.


 As mandated by state law, toxicology testing will be performed.


CPSO Sgt. Ty Istre is the lead investigator on this case.