Metairie Man Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-10

Published 7:58 pm Friday, October 2, 2020

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GRAMERCY – On Friday, October 2, 2020, just before 3:00 pm, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A responded to a fatal crash on I-10 eastbound west of US 61 in St. James Parish.  The crash claimed the life of 21-year-old Andre Navarre of Metairie.

The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that Navarre was eastbound on I-10 in a 2005 Jeep Wrangler.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle exited the roadway and overturned.  Navarre was properly restrained at the time of the crash and sustained fatal injuries.  He was pronounced deceased on the scene.  Impairment is unknown, but as part of the ongoing investigation, a blood sample was collected for scientific analysis from Navarre.  The crash investigation remains ongoing.

Louisiana State Troopers wish to remind motorists to make good, safe decisions such as never driving while impaired, always ensuring every occupant is properly restrained, obeying the speed limit, and avoiding all distractions.  While not all crashes are survivable, statistics show that chances of surviving a crash rise significantly when properly restrained.