A Lafayette woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after an early-morning crash that killed a 57-year-old man has been identified.
26 year old Payton K. Mitchell of Lafayette was booked at the scene on charges of driving under the influence. She was transported to a local hospital where she is receiving treatment for her injuries.
According to police, Mitchell was behind the wheel of a vehicle traveling on Johnston Street around 12:28 a.m. Saturday.
Police say she struck a second vehicle being driven by 57-year-old Christopher Mouledous.
Mouledous succumbed to his injuries a short while later a local hospital, police said.
A total of five people were transported to local hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to severe.