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  • Tony Stewart pulls out of race after fatal crash

    August 10, 2014 3:52 PM

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race... more »
  • Lack of Seat Belt Use is Factor in Terrebonne Parish Fatal Crash

    July 27, 2014 11:58 PM

    Terrebonne Parish - Sunday morning, shortly after 1:30 am, Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a fatal crash on Idlewild Drive near Rue Roxanne Street. The crash claimed the life of 35 year-old Leroy Whitley of Houma, LA. The crash investigation revealed that Whitley was driving a... more »
  • Speed A Factor in Livingston Parish Fatal Crash

    July 6, 2014 3:37 PM

    Just before 1:30 this morning, Louisiana State Troopers began investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on LA Hwy 16 south of LA Hwy 1028 in Livingston Parish. Troopers discovered 22 year old Cameron G. Bordelon of Baton Rouge, was driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla northbound on LA Hwy... more »
  • Truck was driving erratically before fatal crash

    July 5, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Witnesses say a pickup truck was driving erratically Friday night before it plunged off an elevated portion on Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge. A man driving the truck, whose name hasn't been released, died after the truck landed upside down. A woman and a child... more »
  • Impairment and No Seatbelt Use Contribute to Single Vehicle Fatal Crash

    March 30, 2014 4:04 PM

    Saturday afternoon around 4, Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle crash on LA 40 west of LA 437 in St. Tammany Parish. Investigators discovered 52 year old Woodruff Camus III, failed to negotiate a left hand curve, swerved left and over corrected causing the vehicle to... more »
  • Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-10 at Louisiana Avenue

    March 7, 2014 9:47 AM

    A two vehicle crash shut down I-10 just after 11 p.m. late Thursday night. Lafayette Police responded to the crash near mile marker 103 in the west bound lane. Police say the driver of the 18 wheeler felt an impact to the rear of his trailer, and pulled over to... more »
  • Fatal Crash in Scott

    February 7, 2014 6:57 AM

    A single vehicle accident has left one person dead. The crash happened just after 3 a.m. Friday, February 7, between the 500 and 600 block of Rue des Babineaux Road in Scott. Authorities say the car veered off the roadway and struck a tree. The name of the victim will... more »
  • Passenger killed in Iberville Parish fatal crash

    January 3, 2014 7:05 AM

    ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) - State police say a 24-year-old Plaquemine man died in a single vehicle accident in Iberville Parish. The accident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday on La. Highway 75 west of Highway 327. Trooper Jared L. Sandifer says Cedrick D. Smith was killed when the car he... more »
  • Passenger killed in Iberville Parish fatal crash

    January 3, 2014 7:02 AM

    ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) - State police say a 24-year-old Plaquemine man died in a single vehicle accident in Iberville Parish. The accident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday on La. Highway 75 west of Highway 327. Trooper Jared L. Sandifer says Cedrick D. Smith was killed when the car he... more »
  • Motorcyclist Killed In Lafayette Crash

    November 7, 2013 9:43 PM

    A 56 year old motorcyclist was killed after a crash Thursday nigth in Lafayette. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Lafayette Regional Airport. Witnesses tell Lafayette Police that two motorcycles were travelling north on the thruway in the outside lane. As as they were passing a car, witnesses... more »
  • Identies Released in Fatal Lafayette Crash

    July 22, 2013 10:04 AM

    The 5-year-old killed in a vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Lafayette has been identified as Alajah Davis. According to a release from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department, evidence at the scene indicates that a crossover vehicle being driven by 19-year-old Jerica Cawthorne was heading north on Robley Drive. They believe... more »
  • Fatal Crash on Hwy 90 in Lafayette

    March 15, 2013 4:44 AM

    On Friday, March 15, 2013, at approximately 1:45 am, Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of East Kaliste Saloom and the SW Evangeline Thruway regarding a major crash. Witnesses tell traffic investigators that a Ford truck traveling south on the Evangeline Thruway collided with a Chevrolet car turning left from... more »
  • Fatal Crash on Interstate 10 in Calcasieu Parish

    March 7, 2013 8:38 AM

    Lake Charles, LA- On March 6, 2013, at 8:23 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate Highway 10 Eastbound east of Louisiana Highway 397 (about four miles east of Lake Charles) in Calcasieu Parish that claimed the life of a woman from Welsh. ... more »
  • Man gets probation for fatal crash

    March 1, 2012 5:47 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a Sulphur man to five years' probation after he pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in connection with a 2010 fatal traffic crash. The American Press reports Ethen Lester Kelley, 21, was scheduled to stand trial Wednesday. But prosecutor... more »
  • Man gets probation for fatal crash

    February 29, 2012 10:53 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a Sulphur man to five years' probation after he pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in connection with a 2010 fatal traffic crash. The American Press reports 21-year-old Ethen Lester Kelley was scheduled to stand trial Wednesday. But prosecutor... more »
  • Fatal motorcycle ax in St. Landry

    January 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    Louisiana State Police Troop I are investigating a fatal motorcycle wreck that happened in St. Landry Parish last night. On LA-104, near Minny Road, around 5:50 p.m., 32 year old Chadwick Soileau of Opelousas was driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle west. Soileau ran off the right side of the... more »
  • Man gets 20 years in fatal crash

    September 8, 2011 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man who pleaded guilty in June to alcohol-related vehicular homicide charges in a fiery Interstate 10 crash that killed five members of a Georgia family in 2009 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. State District Judge Trudy White told 32-year-old... more »
  • One Dead, One Injured in Late Night Crash

    July 24, 2011 12:07 PM

    One person is dead and one is injured after a single vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish. The crash happened around 11:30 Saturday night in the 1300 Block of Herman Dupuis Road. Investigators say twenty-year-old Jude Barras of Parks lost control of his car, leaving the roadway, struck a... more »
  • Man booked with fatal crash that killed 2

    June 27, 2011 6:15 AM

    BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) - A man originally believed to be a passenger in a vehicle that plunged off the Belle Chasse Bridge has been arrested on allegations of being the driver. State police say 28-year-old Edwin Juarez was arrested Saturday on two counts of negligent homicide. The victims were... more »
  • Fatal Crash in Acadia Parish

    June 18, 2011 2:01 PM

    In Acadia Parish Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US 90 between Midland and Esterwood. The crash claimed the life of a Morse man. According to investigating troopers, on June 17, 2011, at 3:12 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet truck driven by 52-year-old Burton... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in fatal crash

    June 7, 2011 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty to alcohol-related vehicular homicide charges in a fiery Interstate 10 crash that killed five members of a Georgia family, including a 2-year-old, in 2009. The Advocate reports 31-year-old Dwayne Leggett entered his plea Monday before state District Judge... more »
  • Two Dead After Single Vehicle Accident: Police Searching for Driver

    May 28, 2011 9:30 PM

    Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver. The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
  • Single Car Crash Leaves One Dead

    May 14, 2011 9:00 AM

    One person is dead after a single car crash in New Iberia. It happened around 10:30 Friday night on LA 86 near Crochet Road when according to State Police, twenty year old Ronald Noel attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing curve. Noel then lost control of... more »
  • Motorcyclist Dead After Acadia Parish Crash

    April 24, 2011 12:15 AM

    A motorcyclist is dead after a two vehicle crash on LA 1111 near LA 1112 in Acadia Parish. Troopers say 35-year-old Robert Hollier of Crowley crossed the center line on Highway 1111, colliding head-on with an oncoming car. Hollier was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced... more »
  • Crash Claims the Life of Woman

    April 17, 2011 1:39 PM

    In Evangeline Parish, a woman dies after driving off the road and crashing into a tree. The accident happened at nine am Friday on Highway 3042. State Troopers say 26-year-old Gheri Blood of Saint Landry was not wearing a seat belt, and was thrown from her vehicle. The accident... more »
  • Sulphur man arrested in fatal crash

    April 12, 2011 9:35 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State police say a 33-year-old Sulphur man faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with an April 2 crash in Allen Parish that killed three people, including a 3-year-old boy. The American Press reports Freddy Lynn Bohler was arrested Monday for his role in the two-vehicle... more »
  • Woman gets prison time in fatal crash

    March 30, 2011 9:02 AM

    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - A woman has been sentenced to four years in prison at hard labor in connection with a crash that left a man dead. Loretta R. Richard was charged with vehicular homicide in the Oct. 19, 2008, crash that killed Chad Blyne Trahan, who was a passenger... more »
  • Fatal Late Night Crash Outside of Opelousas

    January 23, 2011 1:48 PM

    33 year old Kenneth Credeur, of Opelousas was killed Saturday night, when he lost control of his car while driving on Highway 103 near Boy Road, outside of Opelousas. Both he and his passenger---Dana Hudson of Arnaudville were not wearing seat belts and were ejected from the vehicle. Hudson... more »
  • Fatal Crash in Carencro

    January 17, 2011 1:08 AM

    A deadly scene in Carencro... It happened on LA 1252 near Melancon Road around 5 o'clock Sunday evening. Troopers say a single vehicle veered off the road and into a culvert. 40-year old Marcus Sonnier died in the crash. Officials believe alcohol was involved.
  • Kaplan Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

    January 2, 2011 3:17 PM

    From State Police: This morning, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA 13 north of Kaplan. The crash claimed the life of a Kaplan man. According to investigating troopers, on January 2, 2011, about 4:15 a.m., 33-year-old Corey Mayeux of Kaplan, LA, was driving... more »
  • Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide after Passenger Dies in Crash

    January 2, 2011 3:14 PM

    Louisiana State Police have charged a New Iberia man with vehicular homicide and other charges after a crash that killed a 17-year-old Jeanerette woman. Troopers said the New Year's Day wreck happened about 9 p.m., when 34-year-old Terry Joseph was driving a 2007 Chevrolet truck west on Louisiana 96. Police... more »
  • Crash Involving Horse Leaves One Man Dead

    January 1, 2011 1:04 PM

    From State Police: Early this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a single vehicle crash involving a horse on I-10 Westbound at milepost 53. A Pasadena, California man dies as a result of the crash. According to investigating troopers, on January 1, 2011, at 12:23 a.m., a 2001 Mazda... more »
  • Fatal Crash in Vermilion Parish

    December 23, 2010 6:35 AM

    A fatal crash to report out of Vermilion Parish. It happened just after 3:00 this morning in the 7000 block of Perkins road at highway LA 339. According to reports the driver of the vehicle lost control traveled off the roadway ultimately being ejected.
  • Fatal Crash in Jeff Davis Parish Yesterday

    December 17, 2010 6:54 AM

    KINDER - Yesterday afternoon at 4:15 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 165 (milepost 22) at its intersection with Green Oak Cemetery Road north of Kinder that claimed the life of a Kinder woman. Preliminary investigation revealed that a... more »
  • Abbeville Woman Killed in Lafayette Parish Crash

    November 28, 2010 8:19 PM

    A bad crash at the intersection of Verot School Road and Savoy Road in Youngsville has left an Abbeville woman dead. 65 year old Bobbie Tinker was a passenger in a car headed south on Verot, when State Police say the driver of a pickup truck disregarded a stop sign... more »
  • Lafayette police investigating a fatal crash

    November 8, 2010 8:53 AM

    Lafayette police are also investigating a fatal crash. It happened late Saturday night in the two-thousand block of South College Road. Police say a Ford Mustang crossed the center line and struck a Mazda truck. The driver of the mustang was killed and he's been identified as 29... more »
  • Port Allen man dies in collision with cane truck

    October 22, 2010 7:15 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) State police say a sport utility vehicle collided with a sugar cane truck on La. Highway 413, leaving one man dead and another injured. Troopers say 19-year-old Jonathan Austin was southbound Thursday when his vehicle crossed the highway's center line and struck the northbound cane truck,... more »
  • Fatal Accident in Iberia Parish

    October 11, 2010 11:12 AM

    Last night, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 679 at LA 345. The crash claimed the life of a New Iberia woman. According to investigating troopers, on October 11, 2010, shortly after 8:00 p.m., a 1999 Ford truck driven by 36-year-old Delmus Bonin of... more »
  • Double Fatal Crash in Iberia Parish

    October 10, 2010 11:24 PM

    Two people are killed in a crash in Iberia Parish. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highway 679 and 345 between New Iberia and Saint Martinville. No other information is available, but keep it tuned to KATC and katc.com for the very latest on this developing story.
  • UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Crash

    October 10, 2010 11:35 AM

    Traffic investigators have issued the driver of the bus, Francisco G. Arellaneda (46) of Sugarland, Texas, a citation for Failure to Yield While Turning Left. The deceased driver of the car has been identified as Joshua P. Landry (21) of Lafayette. The passenger in the car remains in critical condition... more »
  • Iota Man Killed in Crash

    September 25, 2010 6:20 PM

    Press Release Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 3067 near Cinnamon Road that claimed the life of an Iota man. According to investigating troopers, on September 25, 2010, at 7:26 a.m., a Kubota all-terrain vehicle driven by 79-year-old Rodney Lejeune of Iota,... more »
  • Man killed as car hits pole, flips

    August 31, 2010 6:57 AM

    SUNSHINE, La. (AP) State police say a 37-year-old Baton Rouge man was killed after he lost control of his car and hit a utility pole. Trooper Russell Graham says Daniel Parker was southbound on La. Highway 991 Sunday when his car entered a curve near Sunshine. Graham tells The Advocate... more »
  • Ruston man dies in single-vehicle accident

    August 23, 2010 7:19 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) State police say a Ruston man died when his pickup left the roadway and hit a tree. The News-Star reports the accident happened Saturday night on Stable Road northeast of Ruston. Troopers say Geronimo Sanchez was driving south when he apparently failed to negotiate a slight curve.... more »
  • 7-year-old boy from Texas killed in La. wreck

    August 6, 2010 6:49 AM

    ERWINVILLE, La. (AP) Louisiana State Police say an Arlington, Texas, boy was killed in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 190 at La. 1 in Pointe Coupee Parish. Troopers identified the victim of Thursday's accident as 7-year-old Ethon McConnell. Investigators say a car driven by 29-year old Sarah McConnell made... more »
  • 7-year-old boy from Texas killed in La. wreck

    August 6, 2010 6:49 AM

    ERWINVILLE, La. (AP) Louisiana State Police say an Arlington, Texas, boy was killed in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 190 at La. 1 in Pointe Coupee Parish. Troopers identified the victim of Thursday's accident as 7-year-old Ethon McConnell. Investigators say a car driven by 29-year old Sarah McConnell made... more »
  • Fatal Crash Kills Two in Berwick

    August 3, 2010 6:00 PM

    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 »
  • Woman dies in 2-car crash

    June 22, 2010 11:41 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) State police say 59-year-old woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on La. Highway 10 east of St. Francisville. Troopers say 46-year-old Maria Peterson St. Francisville was driving an SUV westbound Tuesday when she crossed the center line and hit a car driven by Irma Minor... more »
  • Head-on collision leaves Eunice man dead

    June 22, 2010 11:41 AM

    TALLULAH, La. (AP) State police say a 48-year-old Eunice man died in a head-on crash in Madison Parish. The News-Star reports that Harry Ingram was pronounced dead at the crash scene by the parish coroner's office. Troopers say the accident happened around 4:10 p.m Monday on U.S. Highway 65 near... more »
  • Norwood man dies in traffic accident

    June 11, 2010 7:03 AM

    WILSON, La. (AP) Louisiana State Police say a 39-year-old Norwood man died when his pickup crossed the center line of La. Highway 19 near Wilson and struck an oncoming tractor-trailer. Trooper Russell Graham said Scott R. Garig was pronounced dead at the scene Thursday. Graham said Garig's truck struck the... more »
  • Woman killed; 2 hurt in 1 car crash

    May 17, 2010 6:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Baton Rouge police say a 45-year-old woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 110. Police tell The Advocate that Jackie Dalcour of Baton Rouge was driving a car south on the interstate at 7:20 p.m. Saturday when the car left the roadway and struck... more »
  • Two Killed in Jeff Davis Crash

    May 6, 2010 11:00 AM

    IOWA, La. (AP) - Two people died and two others suffered moderate injuries in a five-vehicle crash in western Jefferson Davis Parish. State police say the Wednesday crash on U.S. Highway 165 about five miles north of Interstate 10 claimed the lives of 34-year-old Shannon Cox of Lake... more »
  • 2 die in Jefferson Davis Parish crash

    May 6, 2010 8:35 AM

    IOWA, La. (AP) Two people died and two others suffered moderate injuries in a five-vehicle crash in western Jefferson Davis Parish. State police say the Wednesday crash on U.S. Highway 165 about five miles north of Interstate 10 claimed the lives of 34-year-old Shannon Cox of Lake Charles and 45-year-old... more »
  • Tenn. woman dies in La. crash

    April 14, 2010 6:54 AM

    SIMMESPORT, La. (AP) A 27-year-old Tennessee woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Louisiana. State police say Erica B. Billiot of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was driving pickup northbound on La. Highway 1 north of Simmesport Tuesday when she began passing several vehicles at a high rate of speed. Troopers say an... more »
  • LaPlace man killed in I-12 accident

    April 7, 2010 7:44 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) State police say a 24-year-old LaPlace man died in a one-vehicle wreck on Interstate 12. Troopers tell The Advocate that an SUV driven by Tray A. Keys swerved off the road early Tuesday, and rolled several times before hitting a tree. Investigators say Keys was not wearing... more »
  • Eunice woman dies in crash

    April 6, 2010 8:57 AM

    EUNICE, La. (AP) State police are investigating a two vehicle crash in Acadia Parish that claimed the life of a 36-year-old Eunice woman. Troopers say Adrienne Reed was northbound on La. Highway 13 south of Eunice Monday when her car crossed the center line a struck a pickup driven by... more »
  • Woman Sentenced to One Year for Fatal Crash

    April 1, 2010 10:00 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old Lake Charles woman has been sentenced to one year in prison for causing a fiery two-vehicle accident in 2004 that led to the deaths of a woman and her 9-year-old daughter. Heather Alford was sentenced Wednesday to 10... more »
  • Victims Identified in Double Fatal Accident in Cade

    March 29, 2010 3:31 PM

    Today Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 182 at Captain Cade Rd. that claimed the lives of two men. According to investigating troopers, on March 29, 2010, shortly before 8:00 a.m., a 2000 Dodge truck driven by twenty-one year old Kimberly Courville... more »
  • 88 Year Old Man Killed by Hit and Run

    March 29, 2010 12:29 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash. Police have identified a man killed Saturday night as 88-year-old Clayton Manning of Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin said the vehicle that struck Manning left the scene before officers arrived. ... more »
  • Double Fatal Accident in Cade

    March 29, 2010 10:45 AM

    A vehicle crash in Cade at Highway 182 & Captain Cade has claimed the lives of two people and sent two others to the hospital in critical condition. The crash is still under investigation.
  • Woman dies in Iberville wreck

    March 29, 2010 8:25 AM

    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. Investigators say the car flipped and landed... more »
  • Opelousas man killed in crash

    March 25, 2010 7:36 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) State police are investigating a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 167 south of Ville Platte that claimed the life of an Opelousas man. Troopers say a pickup was southbound on Hwy. 167 Wednesday when the vehicle ran off the road and entered a ditch. The... more »
  • Woman dies in a two-vehicle crash

    March 23, 2010 10:44 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) State police are investigating a two vehicle head-on crash near Natchitoches that killed a 33-year-old Many woman. The accident occurred late Monday on La. Highway 1. Troopers identified the victim as Kona Richard. Investigators say a pickup driven by 27-year-old James Travis Jones of Natchitoches crossed the... more »
  • Bastrop woman killed in crash

    March 19, 2010 8:39 AM

    BASTROP, La. (AP) A 35-year-old Bastrop woman has died in a two-vehicle crash in Morehouse Parish. State police say an SUV was traveling west on La. Highway 2 Wednesday night when it crossed the center line and struck a tractor-trailer head-on. After the collision, troopers say both vehicles ran off... more »
  • DeRidder man dies in accident

    March 18, 2010 8:26 AM

    MERRYVILE, La. (AP) A 48-year-old DeRidder man died in a head-on crash with an 18-wheeler. Authorities say Stephen E. Curry was driving west on U.S. Highway 190 just north of Merryville at about 2 p.m. Wednesday when he entered a curve and crossed into the eastbound lane. Troopers say Curry's... more »
  • Idaho man killed in two-vehicle crash

    March 17, 2010 8:30 AM

    TALLULAH, La. (AP) An Idaho man died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Louisiana. State police said the crash occurred around 8:58 a.m. Tuesday in Madison Parish. Troopers say an 18-wheeler was traveling east on I-20 when it drifted into the right lane and sideswiped another 18-wheeler. The... more »
  • Victim in Fatal Lafayette Crash Identified

    March 15, 2010 5:44 PM

    Update: The victim of a singe vehicle crash Sunday night has been identified as Lionel Broussard (54) of Scott. The crash remains under investigation. Previous Release: On March 15, 2010, at approximately 2:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the I-49 and I-10 interchange regarding... more »
  • Eunice woman dies in single vehicle crash

    March 10, 2010 8:51 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) State police say a 31-year-old Eunice woman died in a single vehicle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers say Shasta Ann Fuselier was traveling north on La. 102 north of Jennings Wednesday when her SUV left the road, struck a utility pole and rolled over. During the... more »
  • Fatal Crash in St. Martin Parish

    March 6, 2010 12:26 PM

    Louisiana State Troopers are investigating a single vehicle crash on LA 347 near St. John Bridge Rd. that claimed the life of a St. Martinville man. Killed in the crash was sixty year old Philippe Johnson. Johnson was killed when the vehicle he was driving ran off of the... more »
  • Woman killed in single car crash

    February 11, 2010 7:03 AM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Bossier City police are investigating a fatal car crash that killed a 50-year-old woman. Police say the woman was driving eastbound on the Industrial Drive Extension Wednesday night when the vehicle crashed through a barricade where road comes to a dead end. The car then rolled... more »
  • Single-vehicle crash kills Elizabeth woman

    February 5, 2010 7:07 AM

    ELIZABETH, La. (AP) A single-vehicle accident on La. Highway 112 has claimed the life of a 28-year-old Elizabeth woman. State police identified the victim of Thursday's crash as Deborah C. Parker. Troopers say the accident happened when 29-year-old Jason B. Mancil's car ran off the road and hit a tree.... more »
  • Opelousas man dies in crash with 18-wheeler

    January 29, 2010 11:32 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) A 68-year-old Opelousas man died when his car hit an 18-wheeler. State police say the accident occurred around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Interstate 49 and U.S. Highway 190. The victim has been identified as Allen Espree. Troopers say Espree was westbound on Highway 190... more »
  • Bienville crash kills West Monroe man

    January 4, 2010 7:20 AM

    BIENVILLE, La. (AP) A single-vehicle crash in Bienville Parish has claimed the life of a West Monroe man. State police say 41-year-old Michael H. Smith was killed Saturday when he lost control of his truck while northbound on state Highway 9 approaching its intersection with state Highway 4. Troopers say... more »
  • Troopers Arrest Driver Involved in Hit and Run

    November 23, 2009 1:11 PM

    Iberia Parish- Today, troopers with the Louisiana State Police Troop I arrested the driver involved in a fatal hit in run crash, which occurred on November 21, 2009, that left a New Iberia juvenile dead. During the on going investigation into the hit and run death of thirteen year old... more »
  • Lecompte man killed in Rapides Parish crash

    November 12, 2009 6:36 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) A Lecompte man was killed after the pickup he was driving rear-ended a Union Pacific truck. State police say 68-year-old Charles L. Lyons was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash on U.S. Highway 71 Wednesday. Troopers tell the Alexandria Daily Town Talk that the driver... more »
  • 1 dead, 5 hurt in weekend crash

    November 8, 2009 5:26 PM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Authorities say one person was killed and five others injured in a two-vehicle accident this weekend in western Louisiana. According to the Louisiana State Police, Marlon E. Freeney, of Natchitoches, was driving on state Highway 117 Saturday night when he lost control of his car and it... more »
  • Marksville man dies in crash

    October 28, 2009 6:50 AM

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) A 50-year-old Marksville man died after he ran his pickup truck into the rear of a garbage truck trying to turn onto a private driveway. State police say Stanley P. Lacombe was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say Lacombe was driving southbound on La. Highway 1... more »

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