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Ascension Parish reports first death from Hurricane Ida

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Posted at 9:11 PM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 00:44:56-04

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is reporting the first death related to Hurricane Ida

Deputies says that shortly after 8:30 p.m. they received reports of a citizen possibly injured from a fallen tree at a residence off of Highway 621 in Prairieville.

Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed that the victim had died. That person was not identified, but the Department of Health reports the victim was a 60-year-old man.

No other deaths from Hurricane Ida have yet to be reported.

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