Unrestrained driver killed, passenger injured in Friday morning crash
Thibodaux, LA- Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday morning, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop C began investigating a fatality crash that claimed the life of a 19-year old Larose man on LA 308 near Thibodaux.
The investigation revealed that a 2010 Lexus IS 250 was traveling south on LA 308, just north of the St. Charles Bypass Road. The Lexus, being driven by Cody Duet, age 19, of Larose, for unknown reasons, traveled off the right side of the roadway as it exited a left hand curve on LA 308.
After leaving the roadway, the Lexus struck a ditch and rolled over.
Duet, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and pronounced dead on the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office.
The front seat passenger, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries
The crash remains under investigation.
Posted on Fri, August 14, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette