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  • Police identify victim in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 67

    March 18, 2017 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man was killed in a motorcycle crash on LA 67 around noon Saturday. According to Louisiana State Police, 43-year-old Raymond Hawthorne of Donaldsonville was driving on LA 67 near Blount Road when he failed to make a lefthand turn and drove off the roadway. The... more »
  • Caddo Parish school bus driver dies after hit crossing road

    September 19, 2016 10:10 PM

    KEITHVILLE - A Caddo Parish school bus driver has died after she was hit while walking across a busy highway. Shreveport's The Times reports that Joe Gomez Jr. of Logansport told deputies he didn't see Karen Scroggins as she was crossing Mansfield Road before sunrise Monday. Gomez hit her as... more »
  • 1 dead, 2 injured following head-on crash on I-55 near Hammond

    March 10, 2016 11:30 AM

    HAMMOND - State Police say a man was killed and two were injured in a head-on crash on I-55 south of I-12 near Hammond Wednesday night. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. 24-year-old Eduardo Munoz-lachino, of Tickfaw, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner. Munoz-lachino... more »
  • New Orleans police officer kills driver during traffic stop

    December 14, 2015 12:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say an officer shot and killed a driver early Monday after a shot was fired during a traffic stop. Police spokesman Frank Robertson says Officer Fredrick Carter, a 14-year veteran of the department, stopped a van for a license plate violation. Robertson says Carter... more »
  • Driver killed when pickup falls from parking garage

    June 10, 2015 12:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pickup that fell from a downtown parking garage. The accident happened about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at a parking garage at Camp and Poydras streets. Officer Gary Flot says the pickup crashed through a steel cable barrier and... more »
  • LSP: Teen killed in wreck wasn't wearing seat belt

    January 15, 2015 10:45 AM

    JACKSON - State Police investigators said a Baker teen killed in a wreck early Thursday morning wasn't wearing their seat belt. Troopers said 18-year-old Mekala Brooks died after the two-vehicle wreck on LA 964 north of LA 955 in East Feliciana Parish. The other driver in the wreck had... more »
  • LSP identifies driver killed in I-10 crash

    October 21, 2013 11:30 AM

    SORRENTO - State Police said a Livingston man died in a two-vehicle crash on I-10 West near Sorrento Monday morning. Trooper Jared Sandifer said Daniel E. McMorris, 33, hit the rear of an 18-wheeler in the lane next to him around 5 a.m. Sandifer said McMorris wasn't wearing... more »
  • LSP identifies driver killed in W. Feliciana crash

    September 3, 2013 2:55 PM

    WAKEFIELD - State Police identified the teen driver killed over the weekend in a car crash in West Feliciana Parish. The crash happened Saturday just before 9:45 p.m. on LA Hwy 421 just east of US Hwy 61. State Police say Colton Crum, 18, from St. Francisville was... more »
  • Driver killed in I-110 wreck identified

    July 25, 2013 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the 83-year-old man who died in a crash while exiting I-110 this morning in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said Walter Georgetown of Brusly died from injuries sustained in the wreck at I-110 North and Florida Boulevard. Investigators said... more »
  • LSP: Driver killed in wreck wasn't wearing seat belt

    March 14, 2013 3:45 PM

    GREENSBURG - State Police said a Mississippi driver wasn't wearing his seat belt when he was killed in a wreck this morning at the border between St. Helena and Tangipahoa parishes. Troopers said James Ponder, 26, died at the scene of the wreck around 9 a.m. Thursday. Investigators... more »
  • Driver killed in Tangipahoa Parish crash

    February 8, 2013 6:40 AM

    PONCHATOULA - State police say a Madisonville man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Tangipahoa Parish. It happened Thursday on La. Highway 445 east of Ponchatoula. Trooper Nick Manale says 33-year-old Justin Estopinal was northbound when he lost control of his SUV, ran off the highway, struck a... 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 »

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