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  • More improvements for deadly bayou highway Play Video

    September 6, 2013 10:00 PM

    ST. AMANT - The state is making more safety upgrades to a deadly road more than a year and a half after a crash killed two kids in Ascension Parish. In February 2012, Faith Castilaw, 9 and Patience Lobell, 7, died after a car driving on Stringer Bridge Road... more »
  • Lawsuits filed in Stringer Bridge Rd. deaths

    April 29, 2013 7:58 AM

    GONZALES - Four lawsuits have been filed against the state and Ascension Parish government over the fatal February 2012 crash that left two young girls dead. Raelyn Encalade was driving on Stringer Bridge Rd. when she ran off the road and into Black Bayou. Her daughters, 9-year-old Faith Castilaw... more »
  • Ascension tornado leaves trail of destruction Play Video

    December 10, 2012 5:33 PM

    GONZALES- A tornado touched down early this morning near the corner of Airline Highway and Black Bayou Extension. According to eye witness reports the tornado lifted a small Ford Ranger truck at least 20 feet in the air before it fell on top of a Ford F-150 Raptor, crushing... more »
  • New warning signs along dangerous road

    March 7, 2012 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced Wednesday that warning signs will be installed on LA 935 to alert drivers of curves. Two girls were killed last month in an accident on LA 935 in St. Amant. The car driven by their mother ran off... more »
  • 911 caller recounts tragic crash Play Video

    February 23, 2012 5:52 PM

    ST. AMANT - Just days after a harrowing 911 call alerted first responders to the tragedy on Stringer Bridge Road, Tandy Ragas is still reliving the night. "They were all screaming, save my babies, save my babies, please, there's four babies in there, get them out," said Ragas, who... more »
  • Woman recalls accident on dangerous St. Amant road

    February 23, 2012 10:38 AM

    ST. AMANT - Motorists who drive Stringer Bridge Road know about the road's potential hazards. Tuesday night two girls died when their mother's car ran off the road and landed into Black Bayou. There is a petition drive to build a guardrail along the road's dangerous curve where... more »
  • News 2 looks into dangers on Black Bayou Play Video

    February 22, 2012 10:32 PM

    ST. AMANT - Drivers say the stretch of road along "Black Bayou" where a mother drove off, is dangerous. One slip up could mean death, and neighbors say it's because there aren't enough safety measures and at night it's dark. Belinda Elisars lives right on Black Bayou. ... more »

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