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  • Man dies in motorcycle accident

    November 29, 2014 2:06 PM

    HOMER, La. (AP) - A Shreveport man was killed Friday when his motorcycle was involved in a three-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 79 about six miles south of Homer in Claiborne Parish. Louisiana State Police say 31-year-old Cody Bridges apparently drove his motorcycle across the center line and collided with... more »
  • Maurice man dies in cane trailer crash

    November 22, 2014 3:52 PM

    An overturned tractor trailer kills a Maurice Man. Louisiana State Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on US 90 near LA Highway 668 near Jeanerette around 7 a.m. today. Troopers report a 1999 Kenworth tractor trailer was traveling east on US 90, ran off of the right side... more »
  • Church Point man dies after crash

    September 20, 2014 12:27 PM

    Louisiana State Troop I began investigating a fatal crash on LA 358 near LA 357 in St. Landry Parish just before 2:20 a.m. Saturday. When investigators arrived on the scene, they discovered a '97 Buick LeSabre was driving west on LA 358 when for unknown reasons the Buick struck... more »
  • Man dies in dive after raising $100K for ALS

    August 16, 2014 9:37 PM

    BOSTON (AP) - A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation. Nantucket Police tell the Boston Globe that Corey Griffin dove into the water from the "Juice... more »
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    July 28, 2014 12:07 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said. The man was taken from Venice Beach and pronounced dead at a hospital... more »
  • Man dies in single-car wreck in northeast La.

    July 5, 2014 9:33 PM

    EPPS, La. (AP) - A Tennessee man is dead after his car ran through a stop sign and into a ditch and an embankment. Louisiana state troopers say 44-year-old Troy Williams of Cordova, Tennessee, died late Friday at the intersection of Louisiana 577 and Louisiana 877 in East Carroll Parish.... more »
  • Acadia Parish man dies on I-10 East

    May 25, 2014 12:18 PM

    An Acadia Parish man died from a single vehicle crash on I-10 eastbound, west of Crowley. Around 6:22 p.m., Louisiana State Troopers were notified of a 1999 Ford Mustang that traveled off the right side of I-10 east and overturned. The driver, 26 year old Kori Sarver of Crowley,... more »
  • Man dies in single motorcycle crash on Siegen Lane

    May 18, 2014 8:50 PM

    The Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident which involved a single motorcycle. The accident happened on Sunday afternoon just after 1 p.m. on Siegen Lane. According to State Police, the crash took the life of 72 year old Thomas W. Duke of Sunshine, LA. Duke was... more »
  • Elderly Jarreau man dies in house fire

    March 3, 2014 10:47 AM

    JARREAU, La. (AP) - Authorities say the body of an 85-year-old Jarreau man was pulled from the charred remains of his mobile home. The chief deputy for the state Fire Marshal's Office, Brant Thompson, identified the victim as Henry H. Jipson. Thompson said the agency is withholding some information, including... more »
  • Ville Plate Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

    February 17, 2014 8:21 AM

    A Ville Platte man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Evangeline Parish. The incident happened Saturday evening, February 16, just after 6 p.m. on Crooked Creed Parkway (LA3187) near Red Lick Road. Louisiana State Police say 60 year old Terry Thrasher crossed the centerline, traveled off the left... more »
  • Pierre Part man dies in Assumption Parish crash

    November 25, 2013 9:49 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) - A 30-year-old Pierre Part man died following a one-vehicle crash on La. Highway 401 near Napoleonville in Assumption Parish. State Trooper Evan Harrell says Kerry Huey was driving a pickup east on Highway 401 shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday when the truck began to drift off... more »
  • Man dies after shooting in Monroe

    October 25, 2013 9:10 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Police say a man is dead following a shooting that occurred in Monroe. Sgt. Mark Johnson tells T he News-Star police responded to a shooting call reported at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Johnson says officers found a man identified as Tiant McGee lying in the front... more »
  • Man dies in Red River Parish house fire

    August 26, 2013 8:59 AM

    COUSHATTA, La. (AP) - Investigators with the State Fire Marshal's Office are looking into the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a 46 year old Coushatta man. Red River Parish firefighters were dispatched to a home early Sunday morning. Upon their arrival, a single story home... more »
  • Gray man dies of crash injuries

    July 12, 2013 10:24 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - State police say a 22-year-old Gray man died at University Hospital in New Orleans from injuries he suffered in a car crash on La. Highway 316 in Lafourche Parish. The victim was identified as Jeremy Duet. Troopers say Duet was northbound when his car left the... more »
  • Marksville man dies when truck hits culvert, tree

    July 8, 2013 8:43 AM

    CENTER POINT, La. (AP) - State police say a 20-year-old Marksville man died in a single-vehicle crash in Avoyelles Parish Troopers responded to the crash Friday on La. Highway 107 in Center Point. Investigators say the crash involved a pickup driven by Christian C. Cole. They say the truck was... more »
  • Choudrant man dies in Natchitoches Parish

    June 25, 2013 8:37 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Deputies say a 51-year-old Lincoln Parish man died in a motorcycle crash on the Sandstone Trail in the Kisatchie National Forest in Natchitoches Parish. The Town Talk reports the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office got a 911 call around 10:53 a.m. Saturday about the crash on the... more »
  • Gonzales man dies in boat crash

    June 24, 2013 8:12 AM

    GIBSON, La. (AP) - Wildlife and Fisheries agents say a 38-year old Gonzales man died after the boat he was operating crashed into a bank in Barge Canal near Bob's Bayou Black Marina in Gibson. Adam Einck, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman, tells The Advocate Buddy Ray... more »
  • Westlake man dies in crash

    March 18, 2013 9:19 AM

    MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) - An early Sunday morning traffic accident in Moss Bluff claimed the life of a Westlake man. Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies say 26-year-old Jerry W. Sonnier Jr. was traveling west on Gateway Drive around 2:45 a.m. at a high rate of speed when his car ran... more »
  • Hammond man dies in I-12 ramp crash

    October 12, 2012 9:11 AM

    ALBANY, La. (AP) - A 74-year-old Hammond man was killed after he lost control of his pickup while exiting Interstate 12 at Albany and struck a ditch. State police say Bruce Beever, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from his pickup around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Trooper... more »
  • State Police: Man dies in Gonzales crash

    August 28, 2012 9:01 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - State police say an unidentified man died after a crash on La. Highway 30 north of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Trooper Russell Graham said the man's name was not released because troopers are still trying to notify his next of kin. Graham said the man was... more »
  • Maurepas man dies in Livingston Parish crash

    July 25, 2012 8:14 AM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT, La. (AP) - State police say a 28-year-old Maurepas man died in a crash on La. Highway 22 in Livingston Parish. Trooper Russell Graham says Robert Mamolo was driving westbound Tuesday afternoon when he ran off the road and flipped his SUV. Graham says Mamolo, who was not... more »
  • Man dies after being shot in the legs

    July 25, 2012 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 39-year-old man died after he was shot in both legs. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs tells The Advocate Louis Spears was shot Tuesday morning while standing on the front porch of a home. Stubbs said Spears was taken to a hospital where... more »
  • Man dies after stabbing at night club

    July 2, 2012 7:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating a stabbing that killed a man outside a local night club. Capt. Elton Brown Sr. tells The Advocate in a news release the motive for the stabbing that killed 26-year-old Juan Lopez is still unknown. Brown says officers were called... more »
  • Man dies in New Orleans apartment fire

    June 28, 2012 9:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans fire investigators say a 44-year-old man died in an early morning apartment fire. Capt. Edwin Holmes tells The Times-Picayune the one-alarm fire was called in about 3:01 a.m. Thursday and the fire was under control at 3:24 a.m. Holmes says firefighters forced their way... more »
  • Chalmette man dies in all-terrain vehicle crash

    June 18, 2012 9:40 AM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputies say a 23-year-old Chalmette man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Spokesman Steve Cannizaro tells The Times-Picayune Kendrick Hills lost control of the vehicle Sunday afternoon while riding on a Chalmette street. After the vehicle flipped onto the street, Cannizaro... more »
  • Pearl River man dies in crash on I-12

    April 19, 2012 7:33 AM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - State police say a 33-year-old Pearl River man died in a crash on Interstate 12 in St. Tammany Parish. Trooper Nick Manale says Adam Livingston was driving east around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday when he moved into the left lane to pass a vehicle. As Livingston tried... more »
  • Greenwell Springs man dies in wreck

    April 2, 2012 8:42 AM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS, La. (AP) - A 26-year-old Greenwell Springs man was killed Saturday night when his pickup struck a culvert and rolled. State police say Daniel Couvillion (KOO'-vee-yawn) was driving his pickup south on La. 37 near Greenwell Springs when the accident occurred. Troopers say the truck veered off the... more »
  • Update: Westlake man dies in 2 vehicle crash

    March 26, 2012 9:07 AM

    WESTLAKE, La. (AP) - State police say a Westlake man was killed when his motorcycle was struck head-on by a car. The accident happened at 7:24 a.m. Sunday on La. Highway 379 about 2 miles west of Westlake. Investigating troopers say an 18-wheeler heading east had stopped at... more »
  • Ferriday man dies in Okla. auto accident

    March 22, 2012 8:06 AM

    INGERSOLL, Okla. (AP) - A 27-year-old Ferriday man has died in a traffic accident in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman reports that Joshua Lee Phillips died after the pickup he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 64. The accident happened at approximately 12:55 a.m. Tuesday The driver of the tractor-trailer... more »
  • Elizabeth man dies in crash

    March 9, 2012 11:15 AM

    PITKIN, La. (AP) - State police say an 18-year-old man died in a crash on La. Highway 458 north of Pitkin in Vernon Parish. Troopers say the accident happened around 10:50 a.m. Thursday when a pickup driven by Devin J. Strother of Elizabeth ran off the highway and hit a... more »
  • Shreveport man dies in house fire

    January 17, 2012 9:20 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities have identified Shreveport man who died in a weekend house fire in the city. The Times reports that Sunday's fire killed 28-year-old Delma Walpool. Shreveport Fire Department says much of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Firefighters searched for victims and as... more »
  • Man dies from stab wounds

    October 3, 2011 9:43 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - An Opelousas man was pronounced dead after he was involved in a stabbing. The Daily World reports Opelousas police received a call around 11 p.m. Saturday of a man stabbed in the upper chest. Police say 20-year-old Chadric Kennerson was taken to Opelousas General Hospital and... more »
  • Natchitoches man dies after high speed chase

    September 29, 2011 7:18 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - State police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old Natchitoches man who died Monday after a chase with Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies. Troopers tells The Town Talk Marion Grant was arrested on drug charges and charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of justice after a vehicle... more »
  • Man dies in LaSalle Parish crash

    September 26, 2011 6:24 AM

    JENA, La. (AP) - State police say a 21-year-old man died in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 84 south of Jena. Troopers say the crash happened around 2:10 a.m. Sunday when a pickup driven by Micah B. Neal of Jena ran off the road and overturned. Investigators say Neal... more »
  • Man dies in 1 car crash

    September 19, 2011 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies say a 43-year-old man died in a crash near his home. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks says Reginald Johnson was traveling eastbound on the road near home around 4 p.m. Sunday when his car left the road and... more »
  • Man dies after jump from bridge

    August 17, 2011 10:12 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Houma man is dead after jumping from a bridge into the Intracoastal Waterway. Police say 51-year-old Kendall Cheramie, clad only in boxer shorts, jumped about 11:30 p.m. Monday. His body was pulled from the water early Tuesday. The Courier reports that a passing motorist alerted... more »
  • Man dies in Alexandria traffic accident

    July 28, 2011 7:11 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police say a 72-year-old man died in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred at the city's South Traffic Circle. The Town Talk reports Milton C. Daigre Sr. was pronounced dead on the scene. The accident remains under investigation, and officials have not release any further information.
  • Man dies in 3-vehicle accident in Morehouse Parish

    July 25, 2011 8:52 AM

    BASTROP, La. (AP) - State police say a Grambling man was killed and two others were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Morehouse Parish. The accident happened on La. Highway 139 about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Troopers say a car driven by 50-year-old Stanley Atkins crossed the center line and... more »
  • Man dies after fall from moving vehicle

    June 16, 2011 10:54 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - State police say a 36-year-old Converse man died from injuries sustained in a fall from a moving vehicle. Troopers say William Baldree died at LSU Hospital in Shreveport Tuesday night. The accident happened on the side of La. Highway 481 south of U.S. Highway 84 between... more »
  • Des Allemands man dies after falling into river

    April 19, 2011 9:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 23-year-old Des Allemands man -- working on a barge -- died after falling into the Mississippi River Sunday. The coroner's office tells The Times-Picayune that Johnathan Luna died early Monday morning at the LSU Trauma Center. He was working on a barge near Algiers when... more »
  • Man dies in Port Allen mobile home fire

    April 8, 2011 9:44 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - State Fire Marshal Butch Browning say a fire destroyed a mobile home in Port Allen, killing the man believed to have been living there. Browning said the name of victim had not been released, because his relatives still needed to be notified. According to a... more »
  • Glenmora man dies in motorcycle wreck

    February 23, 2011 10:37 AM

    GLENMORA, La. (AP) - State police say a 31-year-old Glenmora man died when his motorcycle crash into a tree. The accident happened Monday night on a Rapides Parish road near Glenmora. Troopers say that Kenneth D. Turnage was traveling northbound when he lost control of his motorcycle, ran off the... more »
  • Morgan City man dies in St. Landry Parish crash

    December 6, 2010 10:49 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a 58-year-old Morgan City man died in a two-vehicle accident in St. Landry Parish. Troopers say Lee Metz was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 49 just north of Opelousas. Investigators say Metz was traveling southbound Sunday when his vehicle crossed the... more »
  • Lake Charles man dies in hunting accident

    December 6, 2010 7:30 AM

    SINGER, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 41-year-old Lake Charles man was killed while hunting near Singer in Beauregard Parish. Chief Deputy Joe Toler says that Patrick Kyle Moore reportedly walked into his father's line of sight Saturday as the father was firing his .270-caliber hunting rifle. Toler said Louisiana... more »
  • Man dies weeks after being cleared in 1979 killing

    November 9, 2010 10:05 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit has died less than two months after his name was cleared in the case. Bobby Ray Dixon died Sunday after suffering from lung and brain cancer. He was 53.... more »
  • Plaucheville Man Dies in St. Landry Parish Crash

    November 9, 2010 11:58 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a 57-year-old Plaucheville man died in a one-vehicle accident on La. Highway 107 in St. Landry Parish. Troooper say Jerry Arnold's pickup ran off the road and hit a tree early Tuesday morning. Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • Man Dies After Trying to Break in Through Skylight

    November 3, 2010 6:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The coroner's investigator says the man whose decomposing body was found tangled in a cable beneath a warehouse skylight died after a 30-foot fall as he tried to break into the building. John Gagliano of the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says that 63-year-old Alfredo Saba had... more »
  • Man dies when struck by train in Arcadia

    October 26, 2010 10:27 AM

    ARCADIA, La. (AP) - Police say a man who was listening to an iPod as he walked along a stretch of railroad tracks in Arcadia died when he failed to move out of the path of a train. Police Chief Victor Rogers identified the victim as 29-year-old Ray Andrew White... more »
  • Port Allen man dies in collision with cane truck

    October 22, 2010 9:18 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - State police say a sport utility vehicle collided with a sugar cane truck on La. Highway 413, leaving one man dead and another injured. Troopers say 19-year-old Jonathan Austin was southbound Thursday when his vehicle crossed the highway's center line and struck the northbound cane... more »
  • Sulphur man dies in Accident on I-10

    October 20, 2010 10:03 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - State police say a 61-year-old Sulphur man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers say Elwood Prater Jr. was westbound shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle. Officials say the vehicle left the road, flipped... more »
  • Lafayette Man Killed by Train in Jennings

    October 11, 2010 9:47 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - Jennings police say a 43-year-old Lafayette man was struck and killed by a train. Police Chief Todd D'Albor said that 43-year-old Russell Anthony Carrier was struck early Sunday morning by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train. D'Albor said Carrier was visiting family in the area and... more »
  • Sulphur Man Dies as Result of I-10 Accident

    September 27, 2010 7:53 AM

    SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old Sulphur man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10. The accident happened at around 2:40 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say Ethen Kelley was traveling west on I-10 in Sulphur when he lost control of his vehicle, which flipped several times. Police say... more »
  • Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

    September 20, 2010 9:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a New Orleans man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into the guardrail of the Judge Seeber Bridge over the Industrial Canal. John Gagliano, chief investigator at the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office, says that 28-year-old Early Brooks died about 5 a.m. Saturday... more »
  • Kinder Man Dies in Two Vehicle Crash

    August 26, 2010 5:23 PM

    Jeff Davis Parish- Today, Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a two vehicle crash on US 165 milepost 11 that claimed the life of a Kinder man. According to investigating troopers from Troop D, on August 26, 2010, shortly before 11:00 a.m., a 2004 GMC truck driven by 57-year-old John... more »
  • Beaumont Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash

    August 16, 2010 3:17 PM

    Evangeline Parish- Early this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA 1161 near Snooks Road that left a Beaumont, TX, man in critical condition. This afternoon the man succumbed to his injuries. According to investigating troopers, on August 15, 2010, at about 2:30... more »
  • Man Dies After Shock by Police Stun Gun

    August 4, 2010 9:32 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say they're waiting for results of an autopsy on a 49-year-old man who died after being shocked by a stun gun while fighting officers. Chief Todd Duplantis tells The Courier that the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office is performing the autopsy on Dennis C. Sandras... more »
  • Man Dies in Franklin Parish Crash

    July 26, 2010 8:51 AM

    WINNSBORO, La. (AP) - A 20-year-old Winnsboro man was killed after being ejected from the bed of the truck he was riding in. State police say the accident happened Sunday northeast of Winnsboro when the driver lost control of the vehicle in a curve. Troopers said that the truck ran... more »
  • Lafayette Man Dies in 1 Vehicle Crash

    July 21, 2010 8:38 AM

    CARENCRO, La. (AP) - State police say a 49-year-old Lafayette man died in a traffic accident on La. Highway 1252 near Carencro. Troopers said that Joseph F. Benoit was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night. Investigators say a Jeep ran off the road, struck a tree and overturned several... more »
  • Eunice Man Dies in Car Crash

    June 22, 2010 11:56 AM

    TALLULAH, La. (AP) - State police say a 48-year-old Eunice man died in a head-on crash in Madison Parish. The News-Star reports that Harry Ingram was pronounced dead at the crash scene by the parish coroner's office. Troopers say the accident happened around 4:10 p.m Monday on U.S. Highway 65... more »
  • Charenton Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

    May 28, 2010 7:09 AM

    CHARENTON, La. (AP) - State police say a 37-year-old Charenton died in single vehicle accident in St. Mary Parish. Trooper says Brian Edward Millet was westbound on La. Highway 326 late Thursday night when his vehicle ran of the road, struck a culvert and overturned. Investigators say Millet was not... more »
  • UPDATE: Carencro Man Dies From Car Crash Injuries

    May 26, 2010 6:54 PM

    Mr. Walley died from the injuries he sustained in the crash which took place on May 25, 2010. This crash is still under investigation. --------------------------- PREVIOUS RELEASE: On this date approximately 8:43 p.m. officers with the Carencro Police Department responded to the 3600 block of NE Evangeline Thruway... more »
  • Calhoun Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

    May 24, 2010 7:47 AM

    ARCADIA, La. (AP) - State police say a rollover accident has claimed the life of a 20-year-old Calhoun man. Troopers say equipment failure may have been the cause Sunday's crash. The News-Star reports 18-year-old Joshua Warner of West Monroe was eastbound on I-20 near Arcadia when the right front wheel... more »
  • Man Dies After Single Car Accident In Parks

    January 13, 2010 6:26 PM

    State Police report the death of 30-year-old Guy Blanchard of Breaux Bridge due to a single-car crash. This afternoon at around 2:15, Troopers responded to Hwy 347 near parks where a single car accident had occurred. The driver, Guy Blanchard failed to negotiate an upcoming turn and went... more »

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