Fatal car accident claims two teens
ASSUMPTION, La (NBC33) – Two teens were killed during a traffic accident that happened Tuesday, Jan. 18. State Police say Trae Bias, 19, of Thibodaux and his passenger Dennetta Fripp, 18, of Belle Rose, were not properly restrained at the time of the crash.
The fatal accident happened on LA 308 in Assumption Parish. Investigators say Bias was driving on the southbound lane on LA 308 when he failed to yield and made a left turn right into the path of a vehicle driven by Brett Levert, 44, of Prairieville. A third vehicle then struck Levert before coming to rest in a drainage ditch off the northbound lane.
Levert was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge with minor injuries.
Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in this crash.