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Two teens dead, one other seriously injured after single-vehicle crash in Thibodaux

2 months 3 days 20 hours ago Friday, December 29 2023 Dec 29, 2023 December 29, 2023 5:14 PM December 29, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: The driver of the Chevrolet, 16-year-old Tristan Hartman, died at the hospital due to the injuries he sustained, according to Louisiana State Police.


THIBODAUX - A 16-year old died Thursday night after the car he was a passenger in struck a culvert, which also resulted in the driver dying and another passenger sustaining serious injuries Thursday night.

According to state police, Hartman was driving the 2008 Chevrolet Impala at a high speed southbound on LA Hwy 1, and the car traveled off the roadway and struck the culvert head-on. Ashton Newkirk, 16, of Thibodaux, died at the scene.

Another passenger, a 14-year-old, suffered life threatening injuries and are at an out-of-area hospital for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

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