Lake Area Teen Killed in Crash

May 29, 2007

Reported by: KPLC Staff

State Police investigated a fatal accident in Jeff Davis Parish.

A Honda Accord, driven by 16-year-old Briege Comeaux of Lake Arthur, went out of control on Highway 14 near the Lacassine Bayou Bridge, southeast of Hayes. It struck a guardrail and hit a tree.

A passenger in the car, 15-year-old Ariel Perrin of Lake Arthur, was partially ejected and died at the scene. Comeaux was taken to Jennings American Legion hospital for treatment.

State Police say no one in the car was wearing a seat belt.