Two-vehicle crash in Donaldsonville leaves one dead, one injured

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DONALDSONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – A Thibodaux man dies after a two-vehicle crash in Donaldsonville.

On July 30 after 11 a.m., Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal crash on La. Hwy 308.

The crash took the life of 32-year-old Kerry Howard of Thibodaux.

Trooper investigation found that Howard was driving north on the highway in his1993 Chevrolet Caprice when he ran off the road at a curve. He overcorrected his vehicle, crossed the centerline and struck a 2017 Nissan Maxima.

Howard was not wearing a seatbelt, according to LSP. He was pronounced dead by the Assumption Parish Coroner’s Office

The driver of the Nissan also wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and suffered serious injuries. They were transported via Acadian Air Med to a Baton Rouge hospital for medical care.

LSP said this crash remains under investigation.

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