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Lafayette man killed in St. Landry Parish crash near Beggs

Fatal Crash
Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 12:59:10-05

BEGGS — A Lafayette man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash near Beggs in St. Landry Parish.

Troopers say that around 6:30 a.m. on March 4, 2020, they began investigating a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 10 near LA Hwy 182 in St. Landry Parish. The crash took the life of 30-year-old Edward Joshua Guidry of Lafayette.

State Police say the crash occurred as Guidry was driving South on LA 182 when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle ran off the roadway. Upon doing so, the SUV overturned and came to rest partially submerged, upside down in Bayou Boeuf.

According to a release, State Police say that Guidry was partially ejected due to being unrestrained at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This crash remains under investigation.