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  • 1 killed, others injured after a man drove into a sugarcane field

    October 31, 2015 1:00 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH - Deputies are investigating a deadly crash that took the life of a 55-year-old Patterson man and injured three others Friday night. The vehicle crash happened on Victoria Riverside Road near Little Hope Lane. Investigators said 26-year-old Cabot Pugh was driving a 2002 GMC Sierra west, and... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with big rig

    June 4, 2015 9:54 PM

    ALBANY - A man from East Feliciana Parish was killed when the motorcycle he was driving slammed into a big rig in Livingston Parish. The accident happened near Highway 43, north of Albany. State Police say Walter Booker, Jr., 42, came around a curve, couldn't stop in time, and... more »
  • Police: Paparazzi at Bruce Jenner crash weren't chasing him

    February 7, 2015 10:49 PM

    MALIBU, Calif. - Authorities say paparazzi were following Bruce Jenner when he became involved in a four-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman, but there's no indication he was being chased. Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Brooks says Jenner was aware of the celebrity photographers following him Saturday... more »
  • Man killed in Ponchatoula wreck

    January 19, 2015 4:51 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Monday, sheriff's deputies released details of a deadly crash that happened over the weekend. Nat John Colona, 45, died in the single-vehicle wreck northeast of downtown Saturday night. Colona was from Hammond. Investigators said Colona lost control at a sharp, left curve where North 1st Street... more »
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in wreck in Natchitoches Parish

    January 19, 2015 2:03 AM

    NATCHITOCHES - Louisiana State Police are investigating a wreck in Natchitoches Parish that left three people dead and four injured. Police said in a statement that a Nissan headed north on U.S. Highway 71 south of Clarence crossed the center line, colliding with a Pontiac around 5 p.m. Sunday. The... more »
  • Man arrested for vehicular homicide after December crash

    January 5, 2015 11:11 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. - Louisiana State Police have re-arrested a man involved in a two-vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish last month after a woman died from her injuries. Master Trooper Brooks David, in a news release Monday, says 30-year-old Emmanuel Wiltz, of Breaux Bridge, was initially booked with vehicular... more »
  • 5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney

    November 21, 2014 10:36 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality. But just a little more than three hours after they took to the road Wednesday night,... more »
  • Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

    September 30, 2014 3:38 PM

    NEWARK, NJ - Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends. In a statement released Tuesday by Morgan's publicist, the actor-comedian says he "can't... more »
  • Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

    September 24, 2014 2:15 PM

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.- A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. The decision was announced Wednesday, nearly seven weeks after Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race... more »
  • Police: Man killed in crash overnight on I-10

    July 26, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one man is dead after a crash on I-10 involving two suspected intoxicated drivers. Officials say Jason Smith's, 39, car stalled because it was running out of gas. He was hit by Sarah Raimondi, 37, while pushing his car. He is in... more »
  • Guilty: Leger taken to jail after verdict

    July 11, 2014 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Late Friday night, David Leger was booked back into the East Baton Rouge Parish prison after being found guilty of vehicular homicide earlier in the evening. Leger was remanded into custody after the verdict in connection with a 2011 crash that killed five people, including three... more »
  • Deadly crash under investigation

    June 15, 2014 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one person was killed in a traffic crash Sunday afternoon. Katie Young, 75, sustained fatal injuries. Officials say she was hit by another car while north on Flannery at Florida Boulevard. Investigators say the other car was driven by a 49-year-old... more »
  • State police identify man killed in LA-1 crash

    May 30, 2014 10:56 AM

    WHITE CASTLE - Deputies identified a 20-year-old man who died after a wreck on LA-1 south of LA Hwy 995. Authorities said 20-year-old Jye Mitchell of Donaldsonville was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Friday morning after his vehicle ran off the road and hit a... more »
  • Two Denham Springs men killed in Plaquemine wreck

    May 29, 2014 6:21 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - State Police said two Denham Springs men died in a fiery wreck Wednesday evening in Iberville Parish. Troopers said Charles K. Pope, 53, and Maurice A. Cormier, 52, were killed in the wreck on LA 1148 just west of LA 1 in Plaquemine. Investigators said around... more »
  • Troopers: 22-year-old dump truck driver lost control in deadly crash

    April 21, 2014 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police released the name of a dump truck driver who lost control, crashed, and died in a wreck that shutdown Greenwell Springs Road Monday morning. The closure lasted much of the day. It slowed traffic north of Stoney Point Birch Road. Investigators said Will E.... more »
  • Victim in deadly wreck was reserve deputy

    April 8, 2014 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pickup driver was drunk when he hit and killed a volunteer reserve EBRSO deputy on a motorcycle Monday night in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police arrested Calvin Moore, 43, on suspicion of vehicular homicide, DWI, reckless operation and failure to yield after the... more »
  • Police: Drunk driver started as designated driver

    March 31, 2014 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Arrest records showed a man accused of driving drunk and killing two people in a wreck on the Mississippi River Bridge this weekend told police he was supposed to be a designated driver. Baton Rouge Police also said in an affidavit that Dedrick Matthews, 38, kept... more »
  • US 190 back open after deadly wreck

    March 27, 2014 7:27 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities reopened a stretch of US 190 in Port Allen which was closed Thursday after a deadly wreck. According to State Police, the crash happened just west of the Mississippi River Bridge when a car ran into an 18-wheeler. Troopers said the car's driver died in... more »
  • Man involved in deadly 3-vehicle crash found guilty

    March 13, 2014 2:58 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- A man involved in a three-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish that claimed the life of a Prarieville woman, has been found guilty of vehicular homicide. In September of 2012, Ashton Claiborne of Gonzales, was traveling behind Carolyn Brouilette and tried to pass her in a no-passing zone. As... more »
  • Witnesses: driver was doing at least 100 mph before deadly crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2014 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a man was driving at speeds greater than 100 mph just before he crashed his truck on North Flannery road Tuesday morning, leaving behind a deadly wreckage. "[He was going] about a 120-130 miles an hour," witness Matthew Whitworth said as he described what... more »
  • BRPD: Driver killed in wreck was speeding, using phone

    February 4, 2014 8:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they believe a driver killed in a wreck Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge was going too fast, using their cell phone, and wasn't wearing a seat belt. Sgt. Don Coppola said Johnny Kemp, 29, of Greenwell Springs died in the single-vehicle wreck around 8:20... more »
  • LSP: man driving speeding luxury car causes deadly crash

    January 20, 2014 9:16 PM

    HAMMOND- State Police arrested a man for causing a deadly crash on I-55 near I-12 Monday. Clifford Durio, 31, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish jail on a list of charges, including negligent homicide, negligent injuring, reckless operation, felon in possession of a firearm, and driving under suspension. ... more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies in fiery motorcycle crash

    January 2, 2014 9:16 PM

    THIBODAUX- A man from Baton Rouge died on a highway in Lafourche Parish when his motorcycle crashed and caught on fire while he was pinned in the wreckage Thursday. State Police said Thomas Grems, 54, died on LA 308 just after 4 p.m. Grems was trapped between the... more »
  • LSP identifies man killed in pileup check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 17, 2013 6:06 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Louisiana State Police identified the person killed in a series of wrecks early Tuesday morning on LA 1 as a Plaquemine man. Trooper Jared Sandifer said Donald L. Jenkins, 62, died in one of the three wrecks which caused a 19-vehicle pileup in Ascension Parish north of... more »
  • Infant, driver only survivors in deadly wreck

    November 21, 2013 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said three people died in a head-on collision today in East Baton Rouge Parish, and an infant was the only survivor in their vehicle. Sheriff's office spokesperson Casey Hicks said the crash claimed the lives of 33-year-old Tara Nicole Hicks of Clinton, 26-year-old Latosha... more »
  • LSP investigating deadly crash near Geismar

    September 19, 2013 4:32 PM

    GEISMAR - State Police said at least one person died in a wreck this afternoon in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared Sandifer said it happened just before 4 p.m. at Highway 75 / River Road and Ashland Road near Geismar. State Police didn't have any additional details they could... more »
  • Maurepas woman killed in Ascension accident

    September 5, 2013 7:30 AM

    ST. AMANT - State police say a woman from Maurepas was killed in an accident on Hwy. 22 in Ascension Parish. Troopers say 36-year-old Sheri N. Luke was a passenger in a car that ran off the highway around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. The Lincoln Town Car entered a ditch... more »
  • Teen killed, baby injured after wreck with big rig

    July 25, 2013 9:57 AM

    SATSUMA - State Police said an 18-year-old driver didn't stop at a stop sign and was killed when her pickup was hit by a big rig in Livingston Parish this morning. Troopers said an infant in the truck with Isabella Lacasse had minor injuries, and survived the wreck. ... more »
  • Woman killed in I-12 crash in Walker

    July 24, 2013 10:54 AM

    WALKER - Police say a woman was killed and her husband critically injured in a crash involving three vehicles and two 18-wheelers on Interstate 12 in Walker. The deadly crash happened at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police Capt. John Sharp said it appears that an 18-wheeler changed lanes to avoid a... more »
  • Father, son killed in Pointe Coupee crash

    May 10, 2013 7:42 AM

    CHENAL - A single-car crash claimed the lives of a father and son overnight in Pointe Coupee Parish. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday on Hwy. 415 near Hwy. 414. State troopers say 47-year-old Sidney R. Morel of Jarreau was heading south on Hwy. 415 when he... more »
  • Police: MAP employee hit, killed by his vehicle

    March 25, 2013 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police released the details about a crash that killed a Motorist Assistance Patrol worker Monday. Jim Gilmer, 68, was killed when his specialized state vehicle ran over him after it was rear-ended by a semi. The crash happened Monday morning in a westbound lane on I-10... more »
  • MAP worker killed in Monday crash

    March 25, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man killed on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge Monday worked for the state Motorist Assistance Patrol, known as MAP. State transportation leaders said the employee was called to the westbound lanes of the bridge to remove debris. He was killed in a two-vehicle crash. Details of... more »
  • I-12 E at Juban reopens after deadly crash

    February 18, 2013 8:48 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - All eastbound lanes are now open along Interstate 12 at Juban Rd. after a multi-vehicle crash that left one person dead. It happened around 1 a.m. Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston Parish say three vehicles were involved, including an 18-wheeler. The driver of one... more »
  • Deadly crash shuts down I-12 E at Juban

    February 18, 2013 4:12 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The eastbound lanes of Interstate 12 at Juban Rd. remain closed this morning after a multi-vehicle crash that left one person dead. It happened around 1 a.m. Monday. Emergency officials in Livingston Parish say three vehicles were involved, including an 18-wheeler. The driver of... more »
  • Unrestrained, allegedly impaired driver killed in day's third deadly wreck

    February 5, 2013 8:35 PM

    Prairieville- A 21 year old man believed to be impaired and not wearing a seatbelt was killed in a crash this evening, becoming the third victim during a deadly day on the roads in the Capital City area. State Police say Brady Delaune was driving on north on Hwy.... more »
  • UPDATE: 69-year-old hit, killed on Hwy. 16

    December 19, 2012 7:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- State Police released the name of a man, killed on Hwy. 16 Wednesday night. Troopers said John L. Barker, 69, was hit and killed. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. near Eastover Blvd. Eastover is between Petes Hwy. and Wax Rd. Investigators said Barker walked... more »
  • Police investigate deadly crash on I-10 E

    November 2, 2012 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a wrong-way driver caused a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 this morning, causing officials to shut down the roadway for more than 6 hours. It happened just after 2 a.m. on the Mississippi River bridge. Police say one driver was pronounced dead on... more »
  • Man killed in Albany crash, victim's son arrested

    August 5, 2012 2:40 PM

    ALBANY - A man in Livingston Parish was arrested after a crash that killed a passenger in his vehicle. Ryan Chaisson, 21, was driving eastbound on Henry White Road when he left the road way, hit a ditch and struck a tree, according to Livingston Parish spokesperson Lori Steele.... more »
  • Gosserand formally sentenced for deadly crash

    June 26, 2012 4:54 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - A judge formally sentenced Victoria Gosserand today to five years in prison for vehicular homicide charges in a deadly 2009 wreck. Gosserand pleaded "no contest" back in March to the charges against her. Today a judge sentenced her to five years with two years suspended for... more »
  • Man injured in crash on Choctaw

    March 29, 2012 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are on the scene of a crash where at least one person was injured. It happened just after 11 a.m. on Choctaw at Eaton. Police say a man in his mid 20's was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Police are blocking off... more »
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    February 22, 2012 5:22 PM

    ST. AMANT- A haunting scene continues to play out in the minds of first responders and neighbors after a car crashed into a bayou in Ascension Parish. The crash killed two little girls. It happened last night on LA 935 near Stringer Bridge Road. The crash reduced even... more »
  • Driver in deadly I 12 crash identified

    November 11, 2011 12:54 PM

    The driver killed in the crash last night on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge has been identified as Deborah Kennedy, 55, of Denham Springs. Police say Kennedy was stopped in traffic near the O'Neal Lane exit just after 9:00 p.m. when she was hit from behind by a pickup.... more »
  • Impairment suspected in Tangipahoa Parish deadly crash

    November 4, 2011 2:49 PM

    Tangipahoa Parish, LA- One man is dead after being involved in single vehicle crash in Tangipahoa Parish. It happened shortly after 7:00 a.m. Friday morning on Interstate 55, just north of Independence exit. Troopers say 21 year-old Letcher Winston, of Amite, was headed north on I-55, when he... more »
  • Crash claims the life of man in Baton Rouge

    September 18, 2011 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Investigators identified a man ejected from his vehicle after a crash on Hoo Shoo Too Road this evening. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies identified the driver as 43-year old Reginald Johnson. Investigators say, he lost control of his vehicle, hit a tree and was thrown from... more »
  • 1 killed in crash in Central

    September 9, 2011 7:01 PM

    State Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead in Central. Investigators say a car was turning onto Greenwell Springs Road at about 5:30 p.m. and was hit by an oncoming pickup. The driver of the car was killed. Police have not released the name... more »
  • Pineville mayor involved in deadly crash

    August 1, 2011 2:22 PM

    PINEVILLE, La. - A sport utility vehicle driven by Pineville Mayor Clarence Fields struck and killed a pedestrian in Pineville. State Troopers say Fields was driving west on La. 28 around 9 p.m. Sunday night when he struck 29-year-old Erica L. Terrell of Pineville, who was walking in the... more »
  • 4 killed in crash of La. church van

    June 23, 2011 8:50 AM

    OAK GROVE - Authorities say a van full of church members heading home from a Bible class veered off a northeast Louisiana highway and hit a culvert, killing two adults and two children. Seven others were sent to the hospital, including two with life-threatening injuries. Louisiana State Police... more »
  • Crash kills woman from Ascension Parish

    May 29, 2011 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman from Gonzales is dead after a crash near Prairieville. It happened on LA 935 near LA 431 just before 9 p.m. Saturday. Margaret Seepaul, 40, was a passenger in the rear seat and was not wearing a seat belt. Investigators say she was ejected... more »
  • Neighborhood petitions for red-light at intersection

    April 25, 2011 5:46 PM

    ADDIS, La.- Dozens of people are petitioning for a red light at what they call a deadly intersection. It's at the corner of LA-1 and Sugar Plantation Parkway in Addis, where Les Miles' sister died in a car crash last week. Investigators say 54-year-old Ann Hope Browne turned... more »
  • Deadly crash claims life of Napoleonville man

    April 1, 2011 3:05 PM

    A deadly car crash in Terrebonne Parish has claimed the life of a Napoleonville man. It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday on LA 24 in Terrebonne Parish. Authorities say 23 year-old Jonathan Durocher was driving northbound, when he ran off the road, hit a fence, an unoccupied... more »

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