State police: 7 killed on roads, a deadly start to weekend
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say
it's been a deadly start to the Memorial Day weekend on Louisiana's highways.
As of Saturday, state police say they investigated
five fatal crashes statewide that killed seven people.
State police say two of the crashes happened Friday
night and early Saturday morning.
A two-vehicle crash in Chauvin, Louisiana, in
Terrebonne Parish killed two friends in one vehicle and a father in another one
happened Friday at about 8 p.m.
State police say 52-year-old Lloyd Lecompte Jr. of
Montegut was driving fast and crossed the center line and struck a pickup
truck. Lecompte and his passenger, Paul Broussard, 50, of Chauvin, were killed.
Eugene Rodrigue, 43, of Chauvin was killed while three of his family members
State police say another crash in St. Tammany Parish
early Saturday morning killed 39-year-old Brent Dupree of Slidell.
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Posted on Sun, May 29, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette