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Car accidents: Fatal crash in Louisiana

State authorities are in the process of investigating a fatal car accident that claimed the life of a 41-year-old woman. The woman appears to have been a passenger in a vehicle involved in a single-car crash. As with all car accidents of this type, Louisiana State Police will continue to investigate until a cause for the accident is discovered. 

Car accidents: 2 dead in Louisiana

Two men tragically lost their lives on Christmas Eve after a two-vehicle accident in Metairie, according to authorities. Louisiana State Police responded to the crash, which claimed the lives of a 32-year-old man and a 28-year-old man. Charges have not been filed at this time, but as with many car accidents on state highways, this case is still under investigation. 

Car accidents: Louisiana man killed

A man from Mandeville lost his life on the morning of Jan. 8 after being pinned between two vehicles. The tragedy was actually the result of two separate car accidents, both of which were investigated by Louisiana authorities. So far, police have not filed charges against the driver involved in the fatal crash, but their investigation is ongoing at this time.

Car accidents: 3-car wreck kills man

A three-vehicle crash in Ouachita Parish has resulted in one fatality, according to state police. Louisiana authorities have confirmed the death of a 69-year-old man, who was killed in the morning crash. Car accidents of this type can be caused by a variety of factors, and police have not ruled anything out at this time, though they have mentioned they do not believe intoxication was a factor.

Pedestrian safety tips

Walking rather than driving provides a variety of benefits, but also a variety of risks. Choosing to walk rather than drive is a good form of exercise and is better for the environment. However, walking does mean there is a danger of being injured in a car accident when near motor vehicles. Not all drivers are as cautious as they should be and sometimes this can lead to pedestrian-involved accidents.

Car accidents: 1 dead in crash involving moped

A Basile resident was killed on New Year's Day in Evangeline Parish, according to state police. Louisiana State Troopers responded around 10 p.m. the evening of Jan. 1 to investigate a two-vehicle crash involving a car and a moped. Car accidents of any type can require considerable investigation, and while impairment is not considered a potential cause in this crash, the investigation remains underway as of this report. 

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