Posted: Oct 18, 2010 10:02 AM by Nichole Larkey
Updated: Oct 18, 2010 10:08 AM
An Evangeline Parish teenager is dead after an accident. The single vehicle crash happened Saturday, night on Rozas Road, north of highway 29 in the Ville Platte area.
The driver was19 year old James Rozas of Ville Platte. Rozas, driving a 1998 Chevrolet truck, for unknown reason, ran off the left side of the road. The vehicle entered a ditch and overturned, ejecting Rozas.
Rozas was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Routine toxicology samples were taken and the crash remains under investigation.
This is the 50th fatal crash and the 55th fatality Troop I has investigated this year.