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Deputies Investigate Fatal Go-cart Accident

Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Sheriff Mike Neustrom advises that a 13-year-old juvenile was killed Monday evening as a result of an accident that occurred in the 1200th block of Breaux Road between a go-cart and a Ford Explorer. Preliminary findings indicate that at approximately 7:29 PM the go-cart and a motorcycle were traveling south on Breaux Road when the Ford Explorer struck the go-cart. One occupant of the go-cart, a 13-year-old white male, was killed and the other, a 19-year-old white male, was transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. The driver of the Ford Explorer, a 27-year-old white male, was also transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, Accident Investigation Team (AIT), is continuing to investigate this incident.

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Project Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337-236-5814/337-232-9211