BASILE, La. (AP / LSP) - A Basile man was killed after being thrown off his moped in a vehicular accident in Evangeline Parish.
Maritan Romero, 56, was riding his moped westbound on U.S. 190, about three and a half miles east of Basile.
A car hit him from behind and threw him off the moped into a ditch. Authorities pronounced Romero dead at the scene of the accident.
Louisiana State Police is still investigating the crash.