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Man killed in single vehicle crash
Sunday, May 20, 2012
At 3:34 am on May 20, 2012 Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and other Emergency Response Personnel were alerted to a vehicle crash in the 1100 block of La Neuville Road.
Upon arrival first responders found a 2009 Lexus Sedan that was determined to have been traveling west on La Neuville Road when for undetermined reasons the vehicle left the roadway right striking a tree. The impact caused a fire in the engine compartment that spread into the passenger areas of the vehicle.
The driver was identified as 27-year-old Stephen Daniel Wray of Baton Rouge, he was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other occupants.
The investigation into contributing factors of the crash continues at this time.