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One dead following head-on crash Monday in Lafayette

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Lafayette Police responded to a crash in the 3600 block of Kaliste Saloom Road on September 13, 2021 at approximately 6:46 pm.

Posted: Sep 14, 2021 8:59 AM
Updated: Sep 14, 2021 11:36 AM

LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) - Lafayette Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Monday night.

According to police, it happened in the 3600 block of Kaliste Saloom Road at approximately 6:46 p.m.

The driver of a Toyota Avalon traveling northbound on Kaliste Saloom Road, for unknown reasons, crossed the center line into southbound traffic and hit a Chevrolet truck head on. The driver of the Toyota was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Toxicology report for the deceased driver is still pending. Alcohol was not a factor for the driver of the Chevrolet truck. The victim has been identified as Jared Robinson, 41, of Lafayette.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lafayette Police Traffic Unit.

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