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State police arrested Kaplan man in hit and run fatality crash on July 7


KAPLAN, Louisiana — State police have arrested a 42-year-old Kaplan man in the July 7 hit and run fatality crash that killed a bicyclist on Louisiana Highway 92 near Milton.

Master Trooper Brooks David say Fitzpatrick F. Doucette (DOO'-set), of Kaplan, was arrested Sunday night and booked with negligent homicide, felony hit and run and driving under suspension.

Troopers say a car struck the bicyclist, Lon Lomas, and that he fled the scene after the crash.

It was unclear whether Doucette has an attorney.

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