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Houma man killed in crash on LA 1

1 year 10 months 1 week ago Tuesday, December 17 2019 Dec 17, 2019 December 17, 2019 6:15 AM December 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

LAFOURCHE PARISH - Louisiana State Police report that a Houma man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on LA 1, south of Golden Meadow. 

The accident, which occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m., Monday, took the life of 29-year-old Shane Chiasson. 

Police say a preliminary investigation reveals Chiasson was traveling north on LA 1 in a Ford F-250 when he approached stopped traffic on LA 1. 

For unknown reasons, Chiasson failed to stop and struck a stopped 18-wheeler from behind. 

While the impact killed Chiasson, the driver of the 18-wheeler suffered only minor injuries. 

Both drivers were properly restrained and impairment is not suspected as a factor. 

Police say the fatal accident remains under investigation. 

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