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Deputies Investigate Traffic Fatality

Friday, March 22, 2002

On Thursday March 21, 2002 at approximately 9:00p.m. Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident in the 5000 block of Landry Road. Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom reports that the preliminary investigation indicates that a two door white Cadillac was traveling East on Landry Road when it left the roadway for an unknown reason. The vehicle flipped end over end several times before coming to rest upside down. Both occupants of the vehicle were ejected. Byron Redeaux died at the scene, the other occupant was transported to Southwest Medical Center, and is reported in stable condition. The position of the occupants in the vehicle, prior to the crash, has not yet been determined, due to both occupants being ejected.

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office