A fatal accident claimed the life of a Leesville man Wednesday morning. The Louisiana State Police arrived at the crash site on Highway 28 at 8:30 a.m.

The crash was the result of Barney L. Adams of Harrisonburg, LA losing control of his 18 wheeler while traveling eastbound on Highway 28. When he lost control, Adams traveled into the eastbound shoulder and struck David A. Guerrero, who was on a bicycle.

The truck was a 2000 Freightliner log truck but was not carrying any logs at the time of the crash.

The Louisiana State Police said that Guerrero, 72, was wearing a bright, lime green, high visibility shirt and a helmet when he was struck by the log truck.