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Man dies in Industrial Accident

Thursday, May 3, 2012

On Thursday May 3, 2012 shortly after 7:30 AM Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an industrial accident in the 700 block of East Verot School Road on the property of Frank’s Casing Crew.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.   Deputies are continuing to investigate the incident but no charges are expected. 

The victim was identified as 26-year-old Kevin Benjamin of Carencro.

Kip Judice
Captain
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337 236-5876