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Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a fatal hit and run crash involving a bicyclist on LA. Hwy 182 just south of Pont Des Mouton Road in Lafayette Parish on September 19, 2020, shortly before 8:30 a.m.

Posted: Sep 21, 2020 10:06 AM

Lafayette – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a fatal hit and run crash involving a bicyclist on LA. Hwy 182 just south of Pont Des Mouton Road in Lafayette Parish on September 19, 2020, shortly before 8:30 a.m. The crash claimed the life of 54-year-old Carl Broussard of Lake Charles. The preliminary investigation revealed that Broussard was traveling south on the right shoulder of LA 182 and the unknown driver of the unknown vehicle was traveling south behind Broussard. For unknown reasons, the driver of the unknown vehicle traveled onto the shoulder where he struck Broussard from behind.
Broussard suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the unknown vehicle fled the scene after the crash. This crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Troop I at (337) 262-5880.

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