Kenner man dies in Ascension Parish crash

Published 9:43 am Monday, May 30, 2022

Prairieville – On Monday, May 30, 2022 shortly after 1:30 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 431 near Valentine Road in Ascension Parish.  The crash has claimed the life of 32-year-old Michael Charles Wisecarver of Kenner.

The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that the crash occurred as Wisecarver was driving a 2020 Ford F-150 southbound on LA 431, approaching a right-hand curve.  Wisecarver failed to negotiate the curve and drove off the left side of the roadway.  After traveling off the roadway, the truck struck a ditch embankment and overturned.

Wisecarver was unrestrained at the time of the crash.  He was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.   As part of the ongoing investigation, a blood sample will be conducted for scientific analysis.

Speed, impairment, distractions and lack of seatbelt continue to represent contributing factors in crashes investigated by the Louisiana State Police.  These preventable crashes often have life altering consequences for all parties involved. Please speak to your loved ones about the importance of safe decisions while driving.