Acadia

Aug 15, 2011 10:22 AM by Kate Durio

Repeat DUI Offender Arrested After Victim Dies Following Accident

Crowley Police continue an investigation of a traffic accident which occurred on August 12, 2011 at 2:45 a.m. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Eastern Ave and Pine St.

The initial investigation led to charges being filed against Tyson Dupuis, 34 of Crowley. Dupuis was charged on Friday morning with Reckless Operation, Hit & Run and DUI 2nd Offense.

Since the accident, the driver of the 2nd vehicle, identified as Michelle Romero, 18 of Crowley has died at a local hospital.

Dupuis, who posted bond on Friday for the listed charges, was arrested Sunday. He was charged with Vehicular Homicide. He was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail.

The accident remains under investigation.

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