Motorcyclist killed in crash with vehicle

A 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday in a collision with a car on Airline Highway, State Police reported.

Chad A. Brown, of Geismar, was driving a black Suzuki GSX 1000 motorcycle south on Airline near the Highland Road intersection when the crash occurred, troopers said in a news release.

A 2009 Lincoln Town Car struck Brown’s motorcycle as the car crossed Airline from a private driveway shortly before noon, troopers said.

Margaret M. Wingate, 77, of Baton Rouge, the driver of the Town Car, suffered moderate injuries, troopers said.

Brown and Wingate were taken to Baton Rouge General Medical Center, troopers said. Brown was wearing a helmet and Wingate was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, troopers added.