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Johnston Street reopens following fatal crash in Lafayette

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UPDATE: Johnston Street is now opened following a fatal crash in Lafayette. 


Johnston Street southbound is closed near Duhon Road while police work a major traffic crash. 

The accident happened near the 6100 block of Johnston Street, a police spokesman said. 

The closure began at about 3:25 p.m. and will last about 90 minutes, police estimate. 

At least two vehicles were involved, multiple injuries were reported and at least one fatality, police say. 

Alternate routes include Ridge Road, Congress Street, Kaliste Saloom Road or E. Broussard Road. 

Notes on Traffic

LPSS says that due to the crash on Johnston Street and Duhon Road, school buses may experience possible delays for afternoon bus routes. 

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