2 dead after truck ran off road, hit tree in St. Landry Parish
ST. LANDRY PARISH - Two people died in a car accident Friday night when their truck ran off the road, hit a tree and flipped.
State Police said 56-year-old Joseph Chevis was driving 19-year-old Krisalyn Thomas along LA-182 near Nap Road around 10:30 p.m. when Chevis failed to negotiate a curve in the road.
Troopers said the pickup landed on its roof after the crash and both passengers were not wearing seatbelts.
Chevis died at the scene. Thomas was taken to a hospital where she later died.
Troopers believe speed was a factor but the crash is still under investigation.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Years after fleeing US, man goes to trial for wife's 2011 murder...
Property floods for third time in five months, parish work was supposed...
Despite rumors, Capitol Grocery not closing, owner says
Advocate for victims of sexual assault calling out LSU for focusing on...
At least 2 people hurt in major wreck on Airline Highway; van...