Lake Charles, LA –
On Friday, May 6, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched near the intersection of Joe Miller Road and Highway 171 in Moss Bluff in reference to a man unresponsive in the ditch.
During the initial investigation and after collecting evidence at the scene, detectives believe the victim was traveling eastbound on a bicycle on Joe Miller Road when he was struck by an unknown vehicle from behind. The initial investigation also reveals the crash likely occurred between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
The victim, Brian A. Matte, 62, Lake Charles, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking the public to call CPSO at 491-3605 if you have any information relating to this fatality.
CPSO Sgt. Terry Faulk is the lead investigator on this crash.