Pedestrian Killed in Lafourche Parish Crash
Published 11:51 am Monday, December 12, 2022
Mathews – On December 11, 2022, shortly before 10:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a single-vehicle fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Louisiana Highway 308 near Sugar Mill Road. The crash claimed the life of 32-year-old female Devonni Boudreaux of Lockport.
The preliminary investigation revealed Boudreaux was lying down partially in the southbound lane of LA Hwy 308. At the same time, a 2011 Ford F-150 pulling a trailer was traveling south on LA Hwy 308. For reasons still under investigation, the F-150 struck Boudreaux.
Boudreaux suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the Ford was uninjured in the crash.
Impairment on the part of the F-150 driver is not suspected. A toxicology sample was collected from Boudreaux and the driver of the F-150 for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
Pedestrians should maintain a heightened level of awareness while walking near a road. Precautions such as avoiding distractions, not walking too close to the roadway, walking against the flow of traffic, and wearing reflective or brightly colored clothing can prevent most pedestrian-related crashes.
Troop C has investigated 45 fatal crashes resulting in 49 deaths in 2022.