Crash

Monroe Police Department

The City of Monroe has announced the establishment of a memorial fund on behalf of the family of Monroe Police Officer Chris Beaudion. He was killed in a single-vehicle car crash early Sunday morning while on duty. Those wishing to make contributions  to the Chris Beaudion Memorial Fund can do so by contacting any Iberia bank location. Beaudion's funeral will be held in his hometown of Natchitoches this Saturday.  

 

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An unrestrained man lost his life this morning after the vehicle he was driving traveled off the road and began to overturn. 

Shortly after 5:30 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 596 just north of Lake Providence. The preliminary investigation revealed a 1999 Lexus SUV, driven by 65-year-old Willie Williams of Lake Providence, was traveling north on LA Hwy 596 when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road. Williams then overcorrected his vehicle, traveled across both lanes, entered a ditch, and began overturning. 

Pregnant Woman, Man Killed In Louisiana Car Crash

Dec 4, 2017
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A 7-month pregnant woman and a man were killed in a car crash on a highway in eastern New Orleans.

New Orleans police say it happened just after 9 a.m. Saturday.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports a preliminary investigation shows a pickup truck apparently crossed into oncoming traffic on the Highway 11 bridge flyover and collided head-on with a sedan traveling in the opposite direction.

The car's 34-year-old driver and the pregnant 29-year-old passenger were transported to a hospital, where both of them, as well as the unborn baby, were pronounced dead.

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Louisiana State Police say a boat trailer came unhitched from a pickup truck and crossed the center line of a highway, slamming into another vehicle and killing the driver.

The agency says 49-year-old David Burvant of Slidell died at a hospital in Gonzales after the crash Monday afternoon on Louisiana Highway 18.

Trooper First Class Jesse LaGrange says in a news release that investigators were looking into why the boat trailer detached from the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 20-year-old Jeremiah Allee of St. Amant.

3 Dead After Medical Helicopter Crash In Eastern Arkansas

Nov 20, 2017
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Officials say a medical helicopter has crashed in rural Arkansas, killing all three people on board.

The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management confirms the helicopter went down Sunday night near the Arkansas County town of DeWitt, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock.

 Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the aircraft was flying from Pine Bluff to DeWitt at the time of the wreck. Lunsford says no patients were on board.

Man Crashes On The Way To Voodoo Doctor

Oct 4, 2017
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A Mississippi man, who told authorities he was on his way to see a voodoo doctor, has been arrested after crashing through a fence at the Slidell Municipal Airport. Detective Daniel Seuzeneau with the Slidell Police Department says police received a call yesterday morning of a vehicle that ran into a utility pole. He says when authorities arrived 43-year-old Kevin Bolton told them he thought he was being chased by police.

Seuzeneau says Bolton has been charged with careless operation and hit and run. He says when they found Bolton, he was barely clothed.

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TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Navy officials say an instructor and a student pilot have died in a plane crash in southeastern Tennessee.

 The T-45 Goshawk training jet crashed Sunday afternoon in Tellico Plains, about 45 miles (70 kilometers) southwest of Knoxville.

 Lt. Liz Feaster said Monday that the names of the two who died are being withheld until 24 hours after family members are notified.

Man Struck and Killed in Madison Parish Crash

Sep 29, 2017
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An unknown man who was walking on the Interstate died last night after being struck by a vehicle in Madison Parish.  

Shortly before 3:00 a.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017, Louisiana State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 just west of Tallulah. The further investigation revealed just prior to the crash, the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a call in reference to an unknown male subject walking east in the travel lanes of Interstate 20.  

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     Authorities say a car has crashed into a stopped Louisiana school bus, injuring as many as three students.

 

     State Trooper Matt Harris tells The Associated Press that people in the car and the students were injured. 

 

     He said in an email that the bus had stopped to pick up students when it was hit shortly after 7 a.m. Monday in Haughton (HAW-tun), about 10 miles  (16 kilometers) east of Shreveport.

 

     KTBS-TV reports that a helicopter ambulance was called, but students' injuries apparently were minor.

 

Kansas Man Killed in Crash

Aug 25, 2017

Madison Parish – Yesterday afternoon, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Manhattan, KS.

Troopers responded to the crash around 3:30 p.m., which occurred on Interstate 20 east of Tallulah. The crash involved a 1993 Chevrolet van, driven by Jon J. Held (W/M 62 yrs). The Chevrolet was eastbound on Interstate 20 when Held lost control and exited the right side of the roadway. After exiting the roadway, the vehicle collided with a tree. 

Held was wearing his seat belt, but was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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