Lafayette Police were called out to a car accident at the intersection of Ambassador Caffrey Parkway and Eraste Landry Road.
Police tell us 46 year old Alfredo Tierrablanca from Texas was heading west on Eraste Landry when he ran a light and hit another car.
The driver of that car 24 year old Daniel Short from Scott was killed.
Tierra-Blanca has been charged with OWI-Vehicular Homicide and failure to obey traffic control.
He is expected to appear in court tomorrow.