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Loreauville Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Single-Vehicle Crash

Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I were notified of a single-vehicle crash on LA Highway 3242 near Walet Road in Iberia Parish at approximately 11:30 p.m. on September 14, 2020.

Posted: Sep 23, 2020 10:00 AM

Iberia Parish – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I were notified of a single-vehicle crash on LA Highway 3242 near Walet Road in Iberia Parish at approximately 11:30 p.m. on September 14, 2020. The crash took the life of 24-year-old Byson Provost of Loreauville.
The initial investigation by State Police revealed that the crash occurred as Provost was driving a 2019 Dodge Challenger westbound on LA 3242 when, for unknown reasons, he failed to maintain control of his vehicle. Upon doing so, the Challenger exited the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned.
Provost and his juvenile front seat passenger were unrestrained at the time of the crash. Both were transported to a local hospital in critical condition. State Police Troop I was notified Provost succumbed to his injuries in the early morning of September 23, 2020. Impairment is unknown and standard toxicology samples were obtained for analysis. Speed is believed to be a major factor and this crash remains under investigation.

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