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Sunday, September 16, 2018



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Head-on crash claims the life of a Larose resident

Head-on crash claims the life of a Larose resident

Earlier this morning, Louisiana State Police Troopers investigated a fatality crash on LA 308 in Larose. The crash occurred shortly after 6 a.m. and claimed the life of a Larose resident.

The investigation revealed that a 2005 Buick Le Sabre was traveling north on the LA 308 Larose Overpass when for unknown reasons, the Buick crossed the center line and struck a dump truck head on.

The Buick was being driven by Eugenie Defelice (age 84) of Larose.

The 1994 Peterbuilt dump truck was traveling south on the LA 308 Larose Overpass and was being driven by Willie Bonvillain (age 36) of Houma who attempted to avoid the crash.

Defelice, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to Ochsner St. Anne Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Bonvillain, who was wearing a seat belt, refused medical treatment.

This crash, which caused road closures both ways on Hwy. 308 for several hours, remains under investigation.