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Driver succumbs to injuries one week after crash in Jeanerette

10 months 1 week 5 days ago Thursday, December 19 2019 Dec 19, 2019 December 19, 2019 6:17 AM December 19, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

IBERIA PARISH - Louisiana State Police say a man involved in a Jeanerette area crash on Tuesday, Dec. 10 has passed away due to injuries sustained at the time of the incident. 

Police have identified 77-year-old Raphael Vallot, of Jenerette, as the driver who died seven days after the crash.

Authorities say Vallot was behind the wheel of a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo, traveling southbound on LA Hwy 85 when his car swerved off the right side of the roadway, ran into a ditch, and overturned several times before coming to a stop in a private driveway. 

Police say they're not sure what caused Vallot to swerve off LA Hwy 85, and the incident remains under investigation. 

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