ST. MARTINVILLE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Luke Robert Ragas, of Port Barre, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night motorcycle crash in St. Martinville Parish.

Ragas, 23, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Henderson Friday night.


According to reports, Ragas was operating a motorcycle on the 1000 block of Henderson Levee Road near Main Street in Henderson, when for unknown reasons, the bike exited the roadway around 6:30 p.m. Friday. The bike then came into contact with a guardrail.

Ragas was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: St. Martin Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,160. The parish seat is St. Martinville. The parish was founded in 1811. St. Martin Parish is part of the Lafayette, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.