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Former La. Senator killed in Livingston Parish crash

2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago Monday, September 30 2019 Sep 30, 2019 September 30, 2019 10:01 AM September 30, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

LIVINGSTON - State police say a former Louisiana senator was killed in a crash on Frost Road Sunday. 

Police say 58-year-old Heulette "Clo" Fontenot Jr. was killed in the collision on Frost Road, south of I-12, around 11:30 a.m. Investigators believe Fontenot failed to yield while making a left turn onto Frost Road and pulled into the path of an oncoming vehicle. 

Fontenot was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and later died at the hospital.

Fontenot served12 years in the Louisiana Legislature until his retirement in 2007. 

It's unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash. Toxicology results are pending. 

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