Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Westlake Being Investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Westlake Being Investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office

March 13, 2020

Early on the morning of March 13, 2020, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call near the area of Miller Avenue and Smith Ferry Road in Westlake in reference to a motorcycle accident.

The investigation revealed the driver of the motorcycle, David A. Pitt, 40, Westlake, was traveling southbound on Miller Ave. when he lost control while attempting to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle traveled off the roadway into the ditch. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Pitt was wearing a helmet.

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

CPSO Lt. Bryan Guth is the lead investigator on this case.