St. Landry

Apr 18, 2014 5:15 PM by Ian Auzenne

St. Landry crash kills Melville man; another injured

A Melville man is dead and another injured following an early morning crash in St. Landry Parish.

The crash took place at 5:20 a.m. on LA 105 just north of Melville.

State troopers say 27-year-old Jarvis Carey's truck crossed the center line of the highway in a curve. Carey overcorrected, sending his truck into a ditch before it crashed into a fence post.

Carey was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger was ejected from the vehicle and sustained moderate injuries. He remains in a local hospital.

Neither men were wearing seat belts.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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