18 Year Old Passenger Killed Saturday evening
Lockport, LA- Shortly before 8 pm Saturday evening, an 18 year old Galliano man was killed when the vehicle he was riding in traveled off the road and struck a tree in Lafourche Parish.
The investigation revealed that a 2008 Lincoln MKZ was traveling south on LA 1, south of the Valentine Bridge. The Lincoln was being driven by Colby Callais, age 19, of Larose.
For unknown reasons, the Lincoln failed to negotiate a left hand curve on LA 1 and traveled off the left side of the roadway. After leaving the roadway, the Lincoln struck a tree on the passenger side of the vehicle.
Callais, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital with moderate injuries.
The front seat passenger in the Lincoln, Evan Danos, age 18, of Galliano, was also transported to Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital. Danos, who was wearing a seat belt, died shortly after his arrival at the hospital from his injuries sustained in the crash.
Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash. Blood was taken from Callias and the test results will be pending at the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab. This crash remains under investigation.
Posted on Sun, December 28, 2014
by The Lafourche Gazette