Lake Charles man dies in single-vehicle crash - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles man dies in single-vehicle crash

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

A 33-year-old Lake Charles man died Tuesday night in a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and 3rd Street, city police said.

Deputy Chief Mark Kraus said Clifton Harmon Jr. died at the scene.

"Mr. Harmon's vehicle was headed north on Enterprise Boulevard at a high rate of speed," Kraus said Wednesday in a news release. "For unknown reasons, (he) lost control and collided with a concrete curb and hit a tree that was in a median."

A witness said he saw Harmon speed down Enterprise Boulevard and run a traffic light at Enterprise and 7th Street, Kraus said.

Kraus said a toxicology report is pending and that prior to the fatal crash, Harmon's vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run incident near the intersection of Enterprise Boulevard and 12th Street.

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade

    Veterans honored at Jennings Memorial Day Parade

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:46:04 GMT
    "Without them, we'd probably be like these other countries enslaved, but we are free!" As Veterans like Don Hall and others prepared for the Memorial Day parade, each one remembered why they were there and their experiences beforehand. "For us to honor our fallen comrades," said Hall. "1975 is when I joined the military," said Clinton Perry. "For me, it was an exciting time." For the kids at the parade, today was also an exciting time. They...More >>
    "Without them, we'd probably be like these other countries enslaved, but we are free!" As Veterans like Don Hall and others prepared for the Memorial Day parade, each one remembered why they were there and their experiences beforehand. "For us to honor our fallen comrades," said Hall. "1975 is when I joined the military," said Clinton Perry. "For me, it was an exciting time." For the kids at the parade, today was also an exciting time. They...More >>
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic near Lacassine due to car fire

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic near Lacassine due to car fire

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-05-30 00:15:45 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Traffic is backed up on I-10 E near Lacassine due to a car fire. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
    Traffic is backed up on I-10 E near Lacassine due to a car fire. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved. More >>
  • BREAKING

    CPSO searching for two suspects in shooting of local attorney

    CPSO searching for two suspects in shooting of local attorney

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-05-29 23:45:21 GMT
    Robert Handy (Source: CPSO)Robert Handy (Source: CPSO)

    A shooting on Saturday night is being investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office. 

    More >>

    A shooting on Saturday night is being investigated by Calcasieu Parish Sheriffs Office. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly