UPDATE: Victim killed in Loreauville Highway crash in St. Martin Parish identified


UPDATE, 10:10 p.m.: The crash claimed the life of Jamie Thibodeaux, 38, of St. Martinville. According to Louisiana State Police, Thibodeaux was traveling eastbound on La. 680 in a pickup truck when, for unknown reasons, he crossed the center line and struck another pickup head-on

Thibodeaux was pronounced dead at the scene. The other motorists were buckled up and taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. Toxicology samples were taken from the drivers and results are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL POST: ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY)- State Police are at the scene of a crash in the 1000 block or Loreauville Highway.

State Police Troop I spokesman Thomas Gossen said one person is confirmed dead. Two other victims were injured.

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is assisting. The roadway is blocked to traffic as authorities clear the scene.

Drivers are advised to take an alternate route. This is a developing story.

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