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  • LSP: Man killed after hitting dump truck head-on

    April 15, 2014 12:49 PM

    SORRENTO - State Police said a Napoleonville man died after hitting a dump truck head-on with his car Tuesday morning. Troopers said Shelby G. Johnson, 36, crossed the center line for unknown reasons and hit the dump truck while driving along LA 70 in Ascension Parish around 10 a.m.... more »
  • Woman killed after her SUV hits tree

    April 2, 2014 10:31 AM

    BELLE ROSE - State police say a 27-year-old Belle Rose woman was killed after her SUV ran off La. Highway 308 and struck a tree in Assumption Parish. Troopers say Constance Pitts was driving in Belle Rose Tuesday when she failed to negotiate a left curve. After striking the tree,... more »
  • One killed, one charged in I-10 wreck

    March 13, 2014 6:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A man from Mississippi will face charges once he is released from the hospital after a crash killed the passenger in his van Thursday evening. Roberto-Carlos Rivas, 26, of Texas died. Devin Spence, 24, of Mississippi will be booked with negligent homicide, State Police said. Investigators... more »
  • BRPD investigating deadly wreck

    March 3, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 27-year-old Baton Rouge man died in a wreck Sunday night after investigators said he pulled out in front of another vehicle. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said Timothy Lee, 27, died after the wreck in the 11900 block of Scenic Highway at 11:39 p.m.... more »
  • Deadly wreck reported in Sorrento

    February 19, 2014 10:49 AM

    SORRENTO - State Police says a man driving a pickup truck died in a wreck Wednesday morning in Ascension Parish. Troopers said it happened on La. 22 near the intersection with La. 70 south of Sorrento. The driver was not wearing seat belts and was ejected when his... more »
  • Driver killed after hitting pole

    February 18, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man killed in a wreck this morning in East Baton Rouge was driving at a high rate of speed before the crash. Investigators said Brian Richoux, 20, was driving north on Millerville Road when he hit a signal light pole at the... more »
  • Police: driver failed to yield, caused deadly wreck

    January 23, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Plank Road reopened following an evening-long closure after two vehicles collided and one person died. As of this post, State Police had not reported the name of the person who was killed. But, investigators said the person who died hit a pick-up truck after the driver... more »
  • Deadly wreck closes Plank Road

    January 23, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Parts of Plank Road near the airport are closed as police work a massive crash where at least one person has died. WBRZ News 2 reporter Brittany Weiss, who is on the scene, reports that car parts are all over the road. State Police are working... more »
  • BRPD: Carjacking suspect dies in wreck Play Video

    January 6, 2014 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A carjacking turned deadly for one of the suspects when she crashed the stolen car in Baton Rouge Monday morning. The high-speed crash left the stolen vehicle overturned and resting on its hood near the ATM at Red River Bank on Old Hammond Highway at Drusilla.... more »
  • Thibodaux man killed in Assumption wreck

    December 10, 2013 3:38 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Louisiana State Police said a Thibodaux man died in a fiery wreck with an 18-wheeler Tuesday morning in Assumption Parish. Trooper Evan Harrell said the wreck happened just after 6 a.m. on LA 308, and that 58-year-old Don Williams Jr. died as a result of the crash.... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly wreck

    November 27, 2013 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the victim of a deadly wreck near Cortana Mall this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Scott Adams, 39, died in the one-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon in the 8500 block of Cortana Place. McKneely said Adams lost control of his vehicle in a curve... more »
  • One dead in single-vehicle wreck

    November 26, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said one person died and another was injured in a wreck this afternoon in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police said the single-vehicle wreck happened in the 8500 block of Cortana Place around 3:30 p.m. Coppola said the driver of the... more »
  • Hall given two years for wreck which killed five

    October 22, 2013 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge suspended most of the sentence today for the woman convicted of killing five people in a deadly game of cat and mouse on I-10 back in 2011. Judge Trudy White sentenced Kelsye Hall to just two years at hard labor for five counts of... 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 »
  • LSP says unrestrained driver killed in Watson wreck

    February 5, 2013 4:15 PM

    WATSON - State Police said the driver killed in an afternoon wreck in Livingston Parish wasn't wearing their seat belt. Troopers said Walter C. Phillips Jr., 60, of Greenwell Springs died in the wreck on La. 1019 in Watson. Investigators said Phillips went off the road while going... more »
  • Report: Gerald had been drinking at golf course before deadly wreck Play Video

    June 29, 2012 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A State Police report said Brett Gerald, the man accused of driving drunk and killing seven people in a wreck, told investigators he'd been drinking for several hours at a local golf course. The report says following the crash, Gerald told investigators he was at the... more »
  • 15-year-old dies, one critical in Slaughter crash that killed 5 others

    June 1, 2012 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 15-year-old died Friday night after sustaining injuries in a crash in Slaughter that left five others dead. His 13-year-old brother remains in critical condition, according to the victims family. State Police said the man accused causing the crash in East Feliciana Parish had a blood... more »
  • Wreck on HWY 67 claims 5 lives

    May 31, 2012 6:04 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH- Five people are dead after and two others seriously injuried after a car wreck on Highway 67, in East Feliciana Parish. Marcus Rogers, saw it all. As he walked inside his home, he saw something coming down the street which didn't look right. "The driver... more »
  • LSP: Houma man dies in three-car wreck

    January 24, 2011 7:33 PM

    TERREBONNE – A three-vehicle crash in Terrebonne Parish killed a Houma man Monday afternoon, according to Louisiana State Police. Troopers said 51-year-old Herbert Jackson died from his injuries, and was not wearing his seat belt when the wreck happened. Investigators said Jackson was driving his pickup north on LA 24... more »
  • 3 dead in early-morning wreck in Gray

    July 3, 2010 11:29 AM

    Louisiana State Police say two drivers and a passenger died after an SUV clipped a pickup truck at high speed early Friday in Terrebonne Parish. Trooper Bryan Zeringue says both vehicles careened into trees and the SUV hit a house. He identifies those killed as 24-year-old Robert Short of Gibson,... more »

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