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  • Man helps after pickup plunges into Pontchartrain

    June 1, 2014 9:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana man said he didn't stop to think before jumping into the water to help a motorist whose pickup truck careened off a causeway and into Lake Pontchartrain. Alvin Pike told Times Picayune that he saw the accident happen while driving Saturday from his... more »
  • Driver dies when pickup hits tractor-trailer

    April 27, 2014 6:53 PM

    FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 26-year-old Farmerville died when his pickup truck hit a tractor-trailer head-on. Trooper Albert Paxton says investigators don't know why 26-year-old Richard Stanley's 2000 Chevrolet Silverado crossed the center line of Louisiana Highway 15 north of Farmerville on Friday. He says investigators... more »
  • 2 dead, 1 injured when pickup crashes, overturns

    January 3, 2014 6:55 AM

    BUNKIE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say two men who weren't wearing seat belts were thrown from a pickup truck and killed when it hit a utility pole and overturned south of Bunkie. Master Trooper Daniel "Scott" Moreau said in a news release Thursday that a woman who had... more »
  • Rider falls from pickup, hit by pickup

    November 25, 2013 9:54 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - State police say a Gonzales teenager died when he fell from the bed of a pickup truck and was hit by oncoming traffic. The accident happened Friday night in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared Sandifer says 18-year-old Eric W. Martin was one of four passengers in the... more »
  • Monday starts final round of Isaac debris pickup

    October 5, 2012 8:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State crews will make a last pass to pick up Hurricane Isaac debris in southeast Louisiana starting Monday. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says this will be the third and final pass for debris removal in Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, St. Charles, and Terrebonne... more »
  • Should Lafayette Switch to Twice a Week Trash Pickup?

    July 23, 2012 11:19 PM

    Everyone has it and everyone pays to get rid of it -- your trash. But is Lafayette getting what it's paying for? Some council members think garbage pickup should change from once a week to twice a week, without raising rates. "Once a week's fine with me," said Lafayette... more »
  • 2 killed when ATV collides with pickup

    May 21, 2012 9:07 AM

    DEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal crash involving an ATV and a pickup. Troopers say a 39-year-old Scott Kelley, driver of the ATV and a 7-year-old boy were killed. The accident happened around 2 p.m. Sunday near Deville in Rapides Parish. Troopers say the Kelly steered... more »
  • Pointe Coupee raises garbage pickup fee to $18

    March 1, 2012 8:45 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury has voted to increase monthly garbage pickup rates in a move intended to help defray the costs of cleaning up after future storms. Parish Administrator Jim Bello tells The Advocate the rate increase, from $14.50 to $18 per month,... more »
  • Trash Pickup Suspended in Acadia Parish

    February 3, 2011 11:10 PM

    Garbage collection in Acadia Parish is suspended Friday. In addition, the Recycling Foundation will also be closed tomorrow. Friday's routes will be on Saturday
  • Pedestrian Killed in Baton Rouge by Pickup

    November 3, 2010 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 54-year-old man was killed when he tried to cross Airline Highway in Baton Rouge and was hit by a truck. Baton Rouge police say the accident occurred around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the driver of the pickup, 35-year-old Shawn Sterling of Baton Rouge,... 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 »
  • Man Dies After Pickup Runs Into Mobile Home

    March 25, 2010 12:48 PM

    One man is dead after his pickup truck ran into a mobile home in Duson this morning. According to Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, the truck missed a curve and ran off of the road and into the mobile home. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and there are... more »
  • Opelousas Man Killed in Single Car Accident on Hwy 167

    March 25, 2010 8:40 AM

    Louisiana State Police Troop I are investigating a single vehicle crash on US 167 south of Ville Platte that claimed the life of an Opelousas man. According to investigating troopers, on March 24, 2010, shortly after 5:30 p.m., a 2004 Nissan pick up was traveling southbound on US... more »
  • LA 182 single vehicle accident update: 1 death

    January 9, 2010 4:35 PM

    An early morning accident leaves two fighting for their lives tonight. The crash happened just before 2:30 this morning on Highway 182 just east of Broussard. The driver of the vehicle lost control, hit a ditch and flipped ejecting all 4 occupants from the vehicle. Police are searching for the... more »

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