Deadly I-10 Crash, Troop D Announces Holiday Checkpoints - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Deadly I-10 Crash, Troop D Announces Holiday Checkpoints

Reported by: KPLC Staff

State Police report a deadly crash on I-10 near Toomey.

Troopers say 29-year-old Kevin Dickson of Orange, Texas rear-ended a tractor trailer.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It's the 39th fatal crash investigated by Troop D this year.

Meanwhile, State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints during the upcoming Christmas holiday weekend at undisclosed locations throughout the Troop D area.

With assistance from other local agencies, troopers will be looking for drivers that show signs of alcohol or drug impairment.

If a driver is impaired, they will be arrested and charged with DWI.

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