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Deadly Crashes

POSTED: Monday, May 4, 2009 - 6:43am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

Three people died in separate crashes this weekend.

The first crash happened just after 11:00 Saturday night. It happened on LA 417 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

State troopers said Jeffrey Lee was driving his four wheeler, when he hit another ATV, driven by Whitney Davis.

Lee lost control of the 4 wheeler and hit a fence post. He died at the scene. The other riders went to the hospital. No one was wearing a helmet.

The second crash happened just before midnight, Saturday, in Saint James Parish.

Troopers said Reginald Sanders crossed the center line on LA 70 and hit a car head on, driven by Kristal Joseph.

Sanders was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. Joseph died at the hospital.