Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:39 AM by katc
Early this morning, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA Highway 10 near LA Highway 359 in St. Landry Parish, which claimed the life of a Harvey man.
According to investigating Troopers, on February 3, 2013, at 4:28 a.m., 2002 Ford truck driven by 22-year-old Jarrod Dumes of Harvey was traveling east on LA Highway 10. Dumes traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected to the left, crossed the road, traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree. Dumes was unrestrained and was pronounced dead by the St. Landry Parish Coroner.
It is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash; however, toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.