Fatal two vehicle crash kills Westlake man

Fatal two vehicle crash kills Westlake man
Fatal two vehicle crash kills Westlake man (Source: WTOC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - On Jan. 5, a two vehicle crash occurred in St. Landry Parish that killed 57-year-old Stephanie Soileau of Ville Platte.

State Police revealed that Soileau was driving North on LA 103, when she failed to slow down on a curve and crossed the center-line. Her vehicle struck Richard Mayeux of Westlake’s southbound vehicle.

Soileau was brought to a hospital where she later died from her injuries. Mayeux was brought to a hospital with serious injuries.

On Jan. 7, Louisiana State Police were, “notified by hospital personnel that a second person had succumbed to his injuries.”

The second person was 45-year-old Mayeux. Mayeux was wearing his seat belt, but suffered from fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at a local hospital, according to Louisiana State Police.

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