BAYOU CHICOT, La. (AP) - A one-car accident on La. Highway 106 has claimed the life of a Ville Platte teen. State police say 17-year-old Jeannine Shafer was pronounced dead at the scene of the 4 a.m. Sunday accident on La. 106 just east of its intersection with U.S. Highway... more »
DEQUINCY, La. (AP) - State police say a two-vehicle crash on La. Highway 27 south of DeQuincy in Calcasieu Parish claimed the life of a DeQuincy man. Troopers say a 2001 Honda motorcycle driven by 26-year-old John Fruge of DeQuincy was traveling south on Highway 27 Thursday night when he... more »
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A train crash in central Indonesia killed at least 26 people and injured dozens Saturday, many suffering burns and broken bones, hospital officials and witnesses said. Some bodies were still trapped in the wreckage. The accident occurred near a station in Petarukan, a city on the... more »
Two people were killed Monday when their vehicle ran a stoplight and was struck by a GMC C-400 driven by Michael Gesling, 65.
Lillian Christensen, 22, of Berwick and Nikalas Duval, 18, of Patterson were pronounced dead at the scene.
Apparently after the 2001 Ford Escort ran the... more »
PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) - State police say four people died when an 18-wheeler crossed the median on Interstate 59 near Pearl River and slammed head-on into a pickup. Troopers say all four occupants of the pickup, which carried a Mississippi license plate, died at the scene. The driver of... more »
On April 25, 2010, at 11:45 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the intersection of I-49 and East Butcher Switch Road regarding a single vehicle crash. A witness advised traffic investigators that a 1999 white Ford Mustang was traveling north on I-49, when he attempted to switch... more »