Man dies after being struck by intoxicated driver on Halloween
ST. AMANT - A man is facing upgraded charges after a pedestrian he allegedly hit over the weekend died Thursday from his injuries.
At 3 a.m. on October 31, deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office found 41-year-old Stan Lee Frederic with severe head injuries after being hit by a car on Gold Place Road. Also on scene was Trent Amedee, 45, whom police arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree vehicular negligent injury, and careless operation.
Frederic was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital in critical condition. Four days later he passed away from his injuries. As a result, Amedee is now facing an additional charge: vehicular homicide.
He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.
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