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  • Christmas traffic accident kills Ville Platte woman

    December 25, 2016 2:49 PM

    VILLE PLATTE - A Ville Platte woman has died in a Christmas morning traffic accident. State police say 24-year-old Allison Gremillion was driving a Nissan Maxima eastbound on an Evangeline Parish road when she ran off the roadway. The vehicle ran into a ditch, struck an embankment and overturned. Gremillion... more »
  • Drunk driving suspected in fatal crash on LA 13

    September 20, 2016 10:28 AM

    EVANGELINE PARISH - Louisiana State Police suspect that drunk driving was a factor in a crash on LA 13 over the weekend that took the life of a Ville Platte man. The crash occurred on Sunday around 2:20 a.m. on LA 13 near Gilbert Road. Arthur Velasquez, 31 of... more »
  • Ville Platte fire kills 106-year-old retired police officer

    April 17, 2016 8:49 PM

    VILLE PLATTE - The Louisiana Fire Marshal's Office says a house fire has killed a 106-year-old Ville Platte man who had lived on his own until about 1 ½ years ago. A news release says Edward Thomas Jr., nicknamed "Knotoe," was alone when fire apparently broke out Saturday in the... more »
  • Drunk driver arrested for fatal crash

    January 31, 2015 2:19 PM

    VILLE PLATTE - A Duson man is accused of killing a Ville Platte woman while driving drunk in Evangeline Parish. It happened just six hours after he was released on earlier charges of driving while intoxicated. Louisiana State Police say 47-year-old Michael Fontenot was driving east on Louisiana 3042 in... more »

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