Morning accident on Highway 167 leaves one dead

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JONESBORO, La. — A morning accident between a bicyclist and a vehicle has left the bicyclist dead.

According to the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 7 AM Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 167 in between Jonesboro and Hodge.

Officials say that 78-year-old Henry Geter, from the Jonesboro area, was riding his bicycle when he crossed into the roadway. Geter was hit by a vehicle and later pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say that the driver has not been cited at this point and that the investigation into this accident is continuing.

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