Police: 19-year-old killed in Mother's Day crash on LA 83
IBERIA PARISH- Authorities say an out-of-towner was killed in a crash Sunday evening in Iberia Parish.
The crash was reported shortly after 5:20 p.m. on LA 83 near David J. Berard Road. Authorities say Zachery Hardman of Harrison, West Virginia was killed in the crash.
The investigation revealed that the crash occurred as 19-year-old Katherine Fuselier was driving a 2003 Jeep Rubicon and failed to negotiate a left curve. Police say the Jeep ran off the right side of the road and overturned with both Hardman and Fuselier inside.
Hardman was wearing a seatbelt, but sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Fuselier was also wearing a seatbelt and sustained moderate injuries. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
It is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash.
Fuselier was cited for careless operation, but the crash remains under investigation.
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