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Arrest made in Lafayette hit-and-run that killed teen

Donald Tezeno
Posted at 12:19 PM, Oct 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 13:41:58-04

Lafayette Police say an arrest has been made in connection with an October 1 fatal hit and run in Lafayette.

Police made the announcement at noon on Friday, October 11.

36-year-old Donald Marcus Tezeno turned himself in to Lafayette Police at 7:00 am and was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a charge of Felony Hit and Run Driving with Death.

The hit and run occurred on Tuesday, October 1 in the 100 block of Acadian Hills Lane. The crash claimed the life of 19-year-old Kirk Broussard of Lafayette.

READ MORE: Victim of Lafayette fatal hit-and-run identified

Broussard was transported to a local hospital where he died.

A photo of the vehicle involved was released on Wednesday.

At the time, police asked for help from the public in identifying the vehicle and the driver.

READ MORE: Public's help needed in identifying vehicle of interest in hit-and-run crash that killed teen