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Wednesday, December 21, 2011
December 21, 2011
Fatal crash investigated by deputies
On Tuesday December 20, 2011, just before 11 PM Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported traffic crash in the 200 block of Leblanc Road. Upon arrival the deputies determined that a single vehicle crash resulted when a Ford Explorer was headed east on Leblanc Road had left the roadway to the right just prior to where the coulee crosses Leblanc Road. The vehicle apparently impacted the guard rail and entered the coulee, the vehicle was completely submerged and rescue divers from the Sheriff’s Office Marine Division located the vehicle which was subsequently recovered. The lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner he was identified as 39 year old Kasey Kramer of Duson. The investigation is continuing at this time.