Fatal single-car crash claims two
POSTED: Friday, April 27, 2012 - 10:30am
UPDATED: Friday, April 27, 2012 - 1:04pm
LAFAYETTE, LA — UPDATE: Lafayette Police have identified the two victims in this morning’s crash on Verot School Road. The driver is identified as Donna “Andre” Theall, 43, of Lafayette. The passenger is identified as Richard Broussard, 57, of Lafayette. The crash continues to be investigated by the Lafayette Police Department Traffic Section.
ORIGINAL STORY: On April 27, 2012, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2600 block of Verot School Road regarding a single vehicle crash. Traffic investigators indicate the vehicle, a 2004 Gray Mercedes, was traveling west on Verot School Road, when for unknown reasons drove off of the right side of the roadway.
After striking a telephone pole and a business sign, the vehicle came to a rest on a parking lot in the 5000 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway.
Both occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the victims is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.