Ray Gilton Cause of Death – The two-vehicle crash in Assumption Parish killed a 35-year-old Napoleonville man. The happened on Louisiana Highway 1 at the intersection with Mathew Street at about 5 p.m. Saturday, evening.
Initial investigations into the accident show that a KTM dirt bike, was traveling south on the southbound shoulder of LA Hwy 1 at a high speed meanwhile, a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was heading north on LA Hwy 1. The Chevrolet began to turn left onto Mathew Street, the driver of the dirt bike who did not stop hit the side of the Chevrolet.
The driver of the dirt bike identified as Ray Gilton was not wearing a helmet sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the Chevrolet suffered minor injuries from the crash, he was properly restrained.
The fatal accident remains under investigation.