Louisiana Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Thibodaux: Man Dies After Collision with Utility Pole on Highway 20

By Calcasieu Staff
Published May 20, 2024

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Thibodaux, Louisiana – Louisiana State Police Troop C started looking into a deadly crash on Louisiana Highway 20 near Farmer Lane involving a motorcycle, which resulted in the death of Dustin Craven from Saucier, Mississippi, who was 30 years old at the time. The incident occurred just after 1:00 a.m. on May 19, 2024.

Initial findings showed that Craven was heading south on LA Hwy 20, navigating a left curve on his 2022 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. The motorcycle veered off the road for unknown reasons and collided with a utility pole, resulting in Craven being thrown from the bike.

Craven sustained injuries that proved to be fatal and passed away at the location.

A regular toxicology sample was taken from Craven and sent for testing. The investigation into this crash is ongoing.

The reason for this crash is still being looked into, but it is crucial to be sober, attentive, and aware when driving. This can reduce the likelihood of crashes, promote safety, and allow for quick reactions to possible dangers.

In 2024, Troop C has investigated 9 deadly crashes that led to 9 deaths.