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Rayne man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Posted: 3:02 PM, May 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-17 16:30:21-04
 Andrew Hoskin
Andrew Hoskin

A 23-year-old Rayne man is accused of a fatal hit-and-run in Acadia Parish Friday morning.

The hit-and-run incident occurred at 2:11 am in the 6600 block of Standard Mill Road, according to Sheriff KP Gibson, Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Two people were riding bicycles and were struck by a vehicle. As a result of the crash, one of the bicycle riders was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, stated Gibson.

During the investigation, evidence was secured which led investigators to identify the suspect in this case.

Deputies have arrested 23-year-old Andrew Hoskin.

He was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail for one count of vehicular homicide, vehicular negligent injury and hit-and-run.

Toxicology reports are pending in this investigation.