State Police said the accident happened on La. 98 near Panther Lane about 3 p.m. Saturday.
According to investigating troopers, 46-year-old Robert Miller was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on LA 98 behind another vehicle.
A 1999 Ford F-150 driven by 22-year-old Zachary Benoit of Crowley was traveling east on LA 98 approaching Miller.
Miller crossed the center, double yellow, no passing line and began to pass the other vehicle. While passing the other vehicle, striking the pickup.
Miller and his passenger, 43-year-old Vanessa Miller also of Basile, were ejected from the motorcycle.
Troopers indicated both riders were wearing a helmet when the crash occurred. They were pronounced dead by the Acadia Parish Coroner. Benoit, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured in the crash.