Posted: Feb 10, 2013 11:10 AM by katc
Updated: Feb 10, 2013 11:10 AM
A single vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish claimed the life of a couple. Troopers say the crash happened on LA Highway 347 near Delcambre Road.
According to investigating Troopers, at 10:22 p.m. Saturday night, 45-year-old Danny Boudreaux of St. Martinville was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Corvette south on LA Highway 347. For reasons still under investigation, Boudreaux traveled off the left side of the road in a slight left curve. After traveling off the road Boudreaux's vehicle entered a ditch, overturned several times and struck a tree.
Boudreaux was unrestrained and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Martin Parish Coroner. A passenger in the vehicle, 44-year-old Tammy Boudreaux of St. Martinville was restrained and was also pronounced dead at the scene.
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.