Fatal crash

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 28, 2019 - 8:03 am
Cops say a driver crashed his motorcycle on the Northshore and died. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of North Willie Rd. near Folsom, to investigate a motorcycle crash that has resulted in a fatality," Captain Scott Lee said in a news release. He explained that...
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Thomas Perumean
September 05, 2019 - 6:36 am
A fatal crash shut down traffic heading from the Westbank to the Eastbank early this morning on the Crescent City Connection. The accident happened on shortly after 4:00am. The roadway was not re-opened until after 7:00am. According to a statement from New Orleans Police Deparment Public...
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Thomas Perumean
August 16, 2019 - 8:03 am
A five car crash on Interstate-12 in Mandeville has taken the life of a 44-year old driver. It happened around 5:30 Thursday, eastbound near the LA-1088 interchange. Troopers determined that Brian Lee Sanford of Laurel, MS, driving a 2014 Ford F-150 in the left lane, collided with a Chevy pick up...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Louisiana State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a 55-year-old Lacombe man. Troopers say Mark D. Quillin was killed when the 2201 GMC Sierra he was driving crashed on U.S. 190 near Transmitter Rd. shortly before 9:00 p.m. Friday. "Physical evidence observed on scene...
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Jim Hanzo
July 07, 2019 - 5:34 pm
A fatal crash on the Interstate 55 bridge took the life of an unrestrained driver. The accident happened northbound just north of Manchac in Tangipahoa Parish and involved a 2008 Nissan Maxima. According to police, for reasons still under investigation, the Maxima stopped in the left lane. While...
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Chris Miller
June 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A 15-year-old died and two children were critically injured when the car they were riding in rolled over several times of I-55 just south of Hammond shortly before 9:30 last night, Louisiana State Police said. The driver was also seriously hurt. According to troopers, 38-year-old Viola Oliver II...
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Louisiana State Police are investigating crashes that left three people dead after victims were sent flying off the elevated Westbank Expressway. Witnesses report an initial crash around 10:30pm. Several people were standing outside the vehicles when another driver crashed into a disabled vehicle...
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Louisiana State Police say a man was thrown out of his car and died after running into a horse in Tangipahoa Parish Sunday. "The crash has claimed the life of 21-year-old Javonte Lamone Johnson," Senior Trooper Dustin Dwight said in an email. "The initial investigation led Troopers to determine...
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Chris Miller
May 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Tashonty Toney, the man accused of killing two bicyclists and injuring several others on Esplanade Avenue in March, is accused in a 16-count indictment, the New Orleans District Attorney's Office announced today. "Tashonty Toney was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of first...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:21 pm
New Orleans Police say a man riding a motorcycle was killed in a crash on Wisner Boulevard not far from Esplanade Ave. It happened shortly before 7 p.m. "The motorcyclist was travelling northbound on Wisner Boulevard near Esplanade Avenue. For unknown reasons, he apparently lost control and struck...
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