St. Landry

Mar 22, 2014 11:44 AM by Press Release

Unrestrained Opelousas Woman Dies in Crash

On Tuesday, March 21, 2014 just after 8:30 p.m. a 2003 Chevrolet Impala was driving west on LA Hwy 10. The driver of the vehicle, Brandi Chambers (27) of Opelousas turned left in front of a 2012 Dodge truck driven by Brandon Fisher of Morrow. The front Fisher's vehicle struck the Impala on the right side. Chambers was not wearing a seat belt, and was ejected from the vehicle. According to the St. Landry Parish Coroner, Chambers was pronounced dead at the scene. Fisher was restrained, and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

This crash remains under investigation. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash. Routine toxicology samples were obtained at the scene, and will be submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.



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