A single vehicle crash in St. Landry Parish has claimed the life of a Washington man. St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputies say it happened Monday on Eugene Soileau Road.
"The initial investigation indicates that 19 year old Colby Jeansonne of Washington was driving a Chevrolet pick-up truck west on Eugene Soileau Road at a high rate of speed. For reasons still under investigation, Jeansonne traveled off the right side of the road and struck an embankment causing the truck to overturn." said St. Landry Parish Sheriff spokesperson, Captain Megan Vizena.
Authorities say Jeansonne, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Passengers, Dillon Dupre and Tristen Dupre, both of Washington were treated and released with minor injuries.
1808 Eraste Landry Rd, PO Box 90665,
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