Mar 7, 2014 9:47 AM by KATC

Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-10 at Louisiana Avenue

A two vehicle crash shut down I-10 just after 11 p.m. late Thursday night. Lafayette Police responded to the crash near mile marker 103 in the west bound lane. Police say the driver of the 18 wheeler felt an impact to the rear of his trailer, and pulled over to the shoulder to inspect his trailer. The truck driver discovered a 2012 Honda lodged beneath it. The driver of the Honda , a 46 year old male, was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin. The driver of the 18 wheeler was not injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.



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