BRPD: Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run accident

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Baton Rouge traffic homicide detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist dead early Friday.

Eric Fabre, 20, 1101 Mary Kevin Drive in Slidell, died at the scene in the 9700 block of Airline Highway.

Patrol officers responded just before 1 a.m. and found Fabre lying unresponsive in the roadway at Airline Highway and Old Hammond Highway, police said in a press release.

“According to a witness, a fleeing vehicle is possibly a red-or maroon-colored Chrysler 300 with front end damage,” Cpl. Don Coppola said.

The Chrysler fled northward before police arrived, police said.

Contact the Traffic Homicide Division at (225) 389-7819 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 with information on this case.