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  • Driver, 2 passengers die after SUV hits tree

    January 17, 2016 4:17 PM

    PITKIN - Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed three people on Louisiana Highway 113. Spokesman Daniel "Scott" Moreau of the Louisiana State Police says troopers responded to the crash around 2 p.m. Saturday. He says the driver, 70-year-old Michael O. Perkins, lost control of his SUV and exited... more »
  • Hammond man killed in single vehicle crash in Tangipahoa

    December 13, 2015 3:45 PM

    HAMMOND – A Hammond man was killed after his truck overturned and crashed into a tree in Tangipahoa Parish Saturday, according to State Police. Louisiana State Police said 34-year-old David Neal Giacone was traveling southbound on LA 1065 when his pickup truck drove off the right side of the... more »
  • Mississippi woman killed in accident on I-20 in Louisiana

    November 6, 2015 11:46 AM

    SIMSBORO - Louisiana State police say a 29-year-old Mississippi woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Lincoln Parish. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says the accident happened shortly after 7:20 Thursday night about three miles west of Simsboro. Reichardt says a small SUV driven by Noura Makki, of... more »
  • Motorcycle driver killed in wreck

    July 1, 2015 7:32 PM

    WATSON - State Police said a motorcycle driver was hit and killed in Livingston Parish Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said Charles Sons Jr. ,68, was riding in Watson on Highway 16 through an intersection. Lisa Meek, 46, failed to yield and turned onto Cane Market Road and into the motorcycle's... more »
  • Mississippi man, 42, dies in 1-vehicle wreck in Louisiana

    May 25, 2015 11:40 AM

    RIDGECREST - Louisiana State Police say a 42-year-old Mississippi man died when his SUV ran off the road and hit several trees. Master Trooper Daniel "Scott" Moreau says Robert Hargrave of Natchez died about 3:10 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 84 in the town of Ridgecrest. Ridgecrest is about three... more »
  • Man killed, a second injured in Livingston Parish crash

    March 10, 2015 8:21 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A Walker man was killed and a second passenger injured in a crash in Livingston Parish late Monday night, Louisiana State Police say. Garrett Minard, 21, died in the single-car accident on LA Hwy 1019, east of LA Hwy 16. Crash investigators say he was driving... 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 »
  • Motorcycle rider killed in wreck

    December 24, 2014 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 37-year-old Baker man died Wednesday when his motorcycle was hit by an SUV on Scenic Highway. Baton Rouge Police said Ethin Davis died after the wreck around 11:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of Scenic Highway. Investigators said a woman driving an... more »
  • Bond set for driver accused in deadly DWI crash

    December 10, 2014 3:03 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A 19-year-old accused of being on drugs, driving and causing a wreck that killed a teenager and severely injured her two sisters remains in jail in Ascension Parish but now has a bond. Dwight Perrilloux 's bond was set at $151,144 Wednesday. Perrilloux faces DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular... more »
  • LSP suspects driver who caused deadly wreck was on drugs Play Video

    December 9, 2014 9:06 AM

    GONZALES - State Police said a Reserve teen was driving under the influence of narcotics when he hit a car full of Dutchtown High School students Tuesday morning, killing one of them. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 19-year-old Dwight Perriloux was charged with DWI, vehicular homicide, vehicular injuring and reckless... more »
  • Fiery crash kills 2 in Concordia Parish

    November 24, 2014 3:36 AM

    VIDALIA - Louisiana State Police say two men are dead after a fiery crash in Concordia Parish. Master Trooper Daniel Moreau says a pickup truck was trying to turn left from Louisiana Highway 565 and collided with a northbound Volkswagen, which overturned and caught fire. He says the VW's driver,... more »
  • Driver dies in Ouachita Parish crash

    October 22, 2014 5:46 AM

    WEST MONROE - State police say a Monroe man died when his car ran off the road into a ditch and overturned. The accident happened Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 143 near West Monroe. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says 32-year-old Jason Jones of Monroe was not wearing a seatbelt and was... more »
  • Update: Police now say driver not deceased in wreck

    September 15, 2014 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman involved in a wreck in Baton Rouge Monday did not die, despite an earlier report from officers she had. A BRPD spokesperson said the driver who wrecked on South Acadian Thruway near Capital Heights may have had an unknown medical issue which... more »
  • Grandfather and granddaughter die in fiery crash

    July 24, 2014 5:09 PM

    EAST FELICIANA- A grandfather and his granddaughter were killed in a crash near Mississippi Thursday. State Police said William K. Blalock, 86, and Ariel M. Foster, 19, of Liberty, Mississippi, died in a crash on Highway 67 north of Highway 422. The crash scene was about 13 miles east... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Teen killed crossing road

    February 20, 2014 10:55 AM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - Police said a teen died after being hit by multiple cars while crossing a Livingston Parish highway last night. Chief Harry Brignac with French Settlement Police said the 16-year-old was running across Highway 16 around 8 p.m. Wednesday when she was hit by a vehicle. Brignac... 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 »
  • LSP identifies man killed in pileup 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • America's Cup expected to go on after fatal wreck

    May 11, 2013 12:29 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The head of the America's Cup planning effort says he expects sailing's most prestigious event to go forward after the death of a sailor on a training run in the San Francisco Bay. In an interview Saturday morning, Stephen Barclay said he would await the results of... more »
  • LSP: Fog may be factor in deadly wreck Play Video

    February 5, 2013 6:21 PM

    NEW ROADS - State Police say 38-year-old Jody Harris of Ventress died after colliding with a school bus this morning. Harris, who investigators said was wearing a seatbelt at the time, drifted into oncoming traffic while rounding a curve on Hwy. 415 near Chenal Rd and hit a bus... more »
  • Troopers: person killed after walking into traffic

    January 3, 2013 10:23 PM

    ADDIS- A 36-year-old was killed after walking into traffic on LA 1 Thursday night. State Police said Emmanuelle Stewart was hit by a car near the Iberville/West Baton Rouge Parish line. "Stewart was attempting to cross LA 1 when he walked directly into the vehicle's path," a State... more »
  • One dead in car vs. pedestrian wreck

    January 3, 2013 7:29 PM

    ***THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED, CLICK HERE ADDIS - State Police confirmed one person died in a wreck involving a pedestrian this evening in West Baton Rouge. A State Police spokesperson said the deadly wreck happened on La. 1 near the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville... more »

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