Posted: Nov 22, 2012 8:24 AM by Ian Auzenne
Lafayette police say an impaired driver was involved in Wednesday night's fatal crash at the corner of Kaliste Saloom Road and Rue Louis XIV. Authorities have charged 23-year-old Fred Dutton, Jr., with OWI and failure to obey a traffic signal. Investigators say the victim and Dutton collided while the victim, a 22-year-old Lafayette woman, was turning onto Kaliste Saloom Road. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of family. A passenger in her car was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries.