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Jun 12, 2011 10:41 AM by Chris Welty

UPDATE: 2 People Dead, Driver Arrested on Fourth Offense DWI

Two people are now dead after a wreck last weekend.

Twenty-three year old Emily Landry passed away around one Sunday morning at a Lafayette hospital.

The crash first happened last Saturday on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old Gregory Menard attempted to pass several cars in a no passing zone, and collided head on with a car heading northbound. Upon impact, passenger 55 year old Kenneth Menard was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on arrival.

At the time of the accident, Landry had severe injuries and was taken to an area hospital.

Driver of the vehicle, Gregory Menard is charged with vehicular homicide, DWI fourth offense, vehicular negligent injuring, and passing in a no passing zone.

 

 

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