Dec 23, 2009 1:01 PM by Lafayette Police Department Press Release
UPDATE III: Second Arrest made in Hit and Run
On December 23, 2009, traffic investigators arrested Douglas Smith (38) of Lafayette and charged him with Accessory After the Fact of Felony Hit and Run. Douglas Smith is the spouse of Sherry Smith and is alleged to have been riding in the vehicle when the crash occurred. The crash remains under investigation.
UPDATE II: Arrest Made in Hit and Run
Original Release: December 18, 2009 @ 2:20 pm
On December 18, 2009, Lafayette Police Department Traffic Investigators arrested Sherry Ann Smith (36) of Lafayette and charged her with Felony Hit and Run. Smith is believed to be the operator of a white 2007 Pontiac G6 that allegedly struck and killed Michael Saucier of Duson in the 4800 block of West Congress Street. The crash remains under investigation.
Update: Victim Dies from Injuries
Original Release: November 30, 2009 @ 2:00 pm
On November 29, 2009, the victim of the early morning crash died at a local hospital as a result of the injuries received. The victim is identified as Michael Saucier (51) of Duson. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. The crash remains under investigation.
Hit and Run Leaves Duson Man in Critical Condition
Original Release: November 29, 2009 @ 4:30 pm
On November 29, 2009, at approximately 12:05 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 4800 block of West Congress Street regarding a crash involving a bicyclist. The victim, a 51 year old male of Duson, was traveling on the shoulder of the 4800 block of West Congress Street, when a vehicle traveling the same direction struck him. The victim was ejected from his bicycle and struck a wooden utility pole. The suspect vehicle fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.