One person dead after car accident in Ascension Parish
PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies responded a fatal car accident that happened Saturday afternoon.
Shortly after 3 p.m. the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office closed Muddy Creek Road off Highway 42 due to the fatal accident.
According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, the accident claimed the life of 19-year-old Evan Fellows of Prairieville and left a 22-year-old passenger in critical condition.
Fellows was traveling south on Muddy Creek Road when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a pole, ejecting both occupants. The passenger was transported to a nearby hospital by a helicopter.
The roadway is now back open after being closed for 4 hours. The investigation is still ongoing.
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