Louisiana man killed after motorcycle hits horse

Caddo Parish (KTBS) - An unusual accident claims the life of an area man. It happened just after 6 a.m. Thursday in the 7600 block of Jefferson Paige Road near Alma Road in Caddo Parish.

Authorities tell KTBS 3 News that Mathew Hale, 53, of Greenwood was traveling westbound on his 2012 Yamaha Cruiser when a horse ran out in front of him. He then collided with the horse. 

Hale was transported to LSUHSC where he died from his injuries.

The owner of the horse has not yet been identified. The Caddo Sheriff's Office contacted a local Veterinarian who humanely disposed of the horse due to its injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.


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