LSP: Single vehicle crash leaves unrestrained teen driver dead
ST. LANDRY PARISH - A single vehicle crash on US 190 near Three Mile Lake Road in St. Landry Parish claimed the life of 17-year-old early Saturday morning.
According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers responded to the crash shortly after 2:30 a.m. The crash took the life of Aaron Quebedeaux, 17, of Krotz Springs.
Through the initial investigation, State Police determined the crash occurred as Quebedeaux was driving a 2002 Chevrolet eastbound on US 190. Quebedeaux was approaching a right curve and then, for unknown reasons, failed to negotiate the curve, according to State Police.
Quebedeaux's vehicle ran off of the right side of the roadway, struck a metal bridge rail and overturned, according to State Police.
Quebedeaux was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Quebedeaux sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner's Office.
It is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash. Standard toxicology samples were obtained from Quebedeaux and submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.
The crash remains under investigation, State Police said.