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2 dead after crash on US 190

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Posted: Oct 15, 2012 10:29 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: crash, hwy 190, st. landry, opelousas, wbrz, louisiana

OPELOUSAS - State police are investigating a two vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 190 in St. Landry Parish which claimed the lives of two people.

The accident happened early Sunday morning.

Troopers say 42-year-old David Deveer of Geismar was driving a truck towing a horse trailer when he pulled onto Highway 190 in front of a three-wheel motorcycle. Investigators say 52-year-old Ronald Bellard, of Eunice, was traveling west when his motorcycle hit Deveer's horse trailer.

Bellard was pronounced dead at the scene and his passenger, 52-year-old Carla Barras of Opelousas, was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

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