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  • Washington Fatal Accident on St. Landry Veterans Memorial Highway

    May 24, 2014 2:26 PM

    Shortly after 9:00 pm on May 22, 2014, officer's with the Washington Police Department responded to a fatal accident involving a single vehicle. The accident happened at the intersection of St. Landry Veterans Memorial Highway and Bridge Street in the town of Washington. The victim was identified as... more »
  • Fatal accident in St. James Parish

    November 29, 2013 8:36 AM

    CONVENT, La. (AP) - A Gonzales woman was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on Louisiana Highway 70 in St. James Parish. State police say in a news release that 48-year-old Griselda B. Davis died in the accident. State police spokesman Trooper First Class Jared L. Sandifer says the accident... more »
  • Bike ride honors Calcasieu fatal accident victim

    July 16, 2012 11:13 AM

    MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish bicycle riders gathered for a memorial ride after a weekend accident killed a Moss Bluff physician. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials say Dr. Mario Beltran, was riding his bicycle early Saturday when a pickup truck struck him from behind. Charges against the driver were... more »
  • Iberia Parish: Fatal Accident

    June 9, 2012 3:03 PM

    Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a vehicle crash on Jefferson Island Road near Norris Road shortly after 11:00 last night. The driver of a pick up truck was pronounced dead on the scene, there was no one else in the vehicle. The identity of the victim is being withheld until... more »
  • Fatal Accident Involving a Pedestrian

    February 22, 2012 5:11 AM

    At approximately 2:46 this morning on 6879 Johnston Street near Aqueduct Rd, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle. According to witnesses the person was hit by someone driving a white pick up truck. No further details at this time, state police are investigating. More details to come on... more »
  • Jeff Davis Parish: Fatal Accident

    February 12, 2012 5:11 PM

    An early morning accident claims the life of a Lake Charles man. It happened on I-10 near U.S. Highway 165 east of Iowa. 27 year old Joshua Payns, was raveling east on I-10 when he ran into the rear of an 18-wheeler driven by 23-year-old Ali M. Yasuf of... more »
  • Evangeline Parish: Fatal Accident

    February 5, 2012 8:30 PM

    In Evangeline parish a single vehicle crash claims the life of an Opelousas man. Troopers say 74-year-old Paul Johnson of Opelousas was driving east on LA 104 and for unknown reasons lost control of his vehicle in a curve and struck a tree. Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt, and... more »
  • Update: Fatal accident kills one Duson man

    December 21, 2011 11:09 AM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a fatal accident occurred on Tuesday, December 20 just before 11 P.M. Kasey Kramer of Duson was apparently driving the vehicle at the time of the accident. Deputies responded to a reported traffic crash in the 200 block of Leblanc Road.... more »
  • Fatal accident, vehicle submerged in canal

    December 21, 2011 9:52 AM

    A fatal accident in Lafayette last night. Sometime after 10:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling in the 200 block of Leblanc Road drove into a canal. The vehicle fully submerged. One person was inside the vehicle at the time of the accident. 39 year-old Kasey Kramer was in the vehicle, but... more »
  • Name Released in Fatal Accident

    October 16, 2011 11:40 PM

    We now know the name of the victim involved in the fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 90 Sunday evening. Louisiana State Police say that 35 year old Jeremy Latiola of New Iberia was traveling on US 90 Eastbound when he hit the back of an 18-Wheeler. Troopers say the... more »
  • Bridge Closed Due to Fatal Accident

    September 10, 2011 12:16 AM

    The Atchafalya Basin Bridge West Bound is closed at this time due to a fatal accident at mile marker 132. Louisiana State Police is on scene and say at least two cars are involved in the crash and it is unknown if there are any other injuries. Troopers... more »
  • Bus driver in fatal accident retires

    July 7, 2011 9:16 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Harold Thibeaux has retired as a bus driver from the Lafayette Parish School System. The Advertiser reports the 62-year-old Thibeaux submitted his retirement package to school officials around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, just minutes before the Lafayette Parish School Board was scheduled to vote on whether to... more »
  • One Dead, Driver Arrested on DWI Fourth Offense

    June 4, 2011 11:46 AM

    An early morning crash claims the life of an Abbeville man. The crash happened just after one am 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... more »
  • Bus Driver Talks Safety After Fatal Accident

    March 15, 2011 7:29 PM

    One day after a deadly school bus accident students at Milton Elementary School are visiting with counselors and so is the driver of the bus involved. Six year-old Lederion Miller died yesterday while getting on his bus heading to school. Lafayette Parish School Bus driver, Keith Johnson, said "if a... more »
  • Breaux Bridge Fatal Accident

    January 30, 2011 11:40 PM

    One person was killed in car crash in Breaux Bridge. It happened on East Bridge Street on the bridge at around six Sunday night. Police say the crash involved two vehicles, Chad Bourque, of Breaux Bridge was killed and two others were transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.... more »
  • Church Point Man Killed in Weekend Crash

    January 9, 2011 4:37 PM

    Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 356 near Hypolite Road that claimed the life of a Church Point man. According to troopers, on January 8, 2011, shortly before 1:00 a.m., a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 53-year-old Darrell Wilson... more »
  • Rollover Crash near Jennings Kills Unrestrained Driver

    December 24, 2010 12:21 PM

    JENNINGS - Last night, at 8:02 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on the Interstate 10 North Frontage Road just east of Louisiana Highway 102 (North Cutting Avenue) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a Crowley man. ... more »
  • Deadly Weekend on Acadiana Roads

    December 5, 2010 7:29 PM

    State Police are investigating five fatal crashes this weekend across Acadiana. The latest happened around 6:00 Sunday night on I-49 North, near mile marker 21.5. Two vehicles were involved and troopers say one person has been killed. There are no road closures to report. In Eunice, an Elton... more »
  • Sulphur Woman Dies in Interstate 10 Crash

    October 15, 2010 8:39 AM

    SULPHUR, LA - Last night, at 7:42 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 10 west of Sulphur that claimed the life of a Sulphur woman. According to investigating troopers, a 2003 Cadillac driven by 59-year-old Sandra H. Hudnall of... more »
  • Double Fatal Accident

    October 10, 2010 1:06 PM

    Last night, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 182 at St. Ann Road that claimed the lives of two people. According to investigating troopers, on October 9, 2010, shortly after 9:30 p.m., 32-year-old Anthony Taylor of Arnaudville, LA, was driving... more »
  • Fatal Accident in Iberia Parish

    September 4, 2010 11:32 AM

    A motorcycle accident leaves a woman dead in Iberia Parish. It happened around noon Friday on Jefferson Island Road near Lake Peigneur Road. A witness says the driver of a pickup truck didn't stop at a stop sign and hit and killed 53-year old Cynthia Romero. No charges have been... more »
  • Carencro Man Involved With Sunday Fatal Accident Turns Himself In

    July 13, 2010 11:51 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Scott police have arrested a 30-year-old Carencro man in connection with a fatal accident Sunday morning. Police tell The Advocate that the crash killed 32-year-old Harold Sonnier Jr. of Lafayette Parish. Police Chief Chad Leger said Sonnier was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Michael... more »
  • Fatal Accident

    June 27, 2010 6:26 PM

    An overnight crash leaves a Church Point teenager dead. It happened at the intersection of highways 367 and 365 near Branch around 10:30 last night. Seventeen year old Nicholas Kidder was killed after he didn't yield to passing traffic at an intersection. It resulted in a three vehicle collision.... more »
  • UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Accident

    May 17, 2010 4:53 PM

    UPDATE: Crowley Police have released the names of two men who were killed in an I-10 traffic accident, which occurred this past Saturday. The driver of the SUV has been identified as Francisco Duran, 75, Missouri City, Texas. The passenger of the same vehicle has been identified as... more »
  • Dump Truck Accident in Arnaudville

    April 8, 2010 3:47 PM

    Police are at the scene of fatal accident involving a dump truck and a pedestrian on Mushroom Rd in Arnaudville. The accident is reported to have occurred in the backyard of a residence. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. More information to follow as it becomes available.
  • Hazardous Material Spill Closes Highway and Kills Driver

    April 6, 2010 3:20 PM

    UPDATE: The 18 wheeler was traveling South on HWY 91 when a pickup pulled out in front of the 18 wheeler. When the two trucks contacted the 18 wheeler lost control, swerved, and ended up on it's side killing the driver. The road has been blocked for a half mile.... more »
  • Eunice Woman Killed in Head-On Accident

    April 6, 2010 8:21 AM

    Yesterday, troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 13 north of LA 370, that claimed the life of a Eunice woman. According to the investigating troopers, on April 5, 2010, at about 6:45 p.m., a 2000 Lincoln LS, driven by thirty-six... more »
  • Teen Dies in Fatal Crash

    March 29, 2010 12:37 PM

    VIDALIA, La. (AP) - State police say a teenager died in a one-car accident near Vidalia. Troopers say 18-year-old Jimmy Williams Jr. died early Monday morning when the car in which he was a passenger left a Concordia Parish road, flipped over and hit a... more »
  • Fatal Accident in Iberville Parish

    March 29, 2010 12:26 PM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal one vehicle accident on La. Highway 75. Troopers say 37-year-old Lakeysha Storks of Gramercy drove her vehicle off the roadway about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, entered a ditch before hitting a driveway and becoming airborne. ... more »
  • Update: Driver Arrested Following Fatal Motorcycle Crash Friday

    March 26, 2010 4:10 PM

    Scott - According to investigating troopers, on March 26, 2010, at 10:46 a.m., a 1997 Toyota Camry, driven by forty-nine year old Keith Alleman of Scott, was traveling south on LA 93 north of I-10. Fifty-six year old Ralf Doucet of Maurice was traveling north on LA 93 on a... more »
  • Driver Identified in Fatal Accident Involving a Pickup into a Mobile Home

    March 25, 2010 3:55 PM

    On Thursday March 25, 2010 at approximately 10:50am Lafayette Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 9400 Block of West Congress Street in reference to a traffic accident. Upon arrival deputies discovered that a 2006 Chevy pickup truck traveling north on West Congress failed to negotiate a left hand curve. The... more »
  • Church Point Hwy Fatal Accident

    January 23, 2010 11:21 PM

    A single vehicle accident has taken the life of one Church Point resident. The accident happened Saturday evening just after 8 p.m. near 8816 Church Point Hwy. State Police are currently investigating the scene. No further details are available at this time. *UPDATE 24-year old Petra Briscoe of... more »
  • Update: Fatal accident on US 190 West of Krotz Springs

    December 17, 2009 12:17 PM

    Iberia Parish- Last night troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US 190 west of Krotz Springs. Killed in the crash was seventy four year old Leus Knott of Arnaudville, LA. Knott was not wearing his seatbelt and was killed when the... more »
  • Man charged in 3-car crash that killed 1

    November 1, 2009 3:55 PM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) A 21-year-old man has been charged with negligent homicide and negligent injury in a Saturday night crash that killed a Baton Rouge woman. Police say the van driven by 62-year-old Annie V. Clononger was headed west on U.S. 190 when it was struck head on by a... more »

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