One pronounced dead in fatal Johnson Bayou crash

One pronounced dead in fatal Johnson Bayou crash
One dead and two injured following a crash in Johnson Bayou earlier this morning. (Source: File graphic)

JOHNSON BAYOU, La. (KPLC) - One person is dead and two others are injured following a three vehicle crash in Johnson Bayou earlier this morning.

According to Chief Deputy Chris Savoie with the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 4:25 a.m. on LA 82 at mile marker 3.

The driver of one vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Another driver was air lifted to a hospital in Beaumont and a third person was transported to West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Sulphur.

Routine toxicology samples were taken but at this time alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The crash remains under investigation. No other information, including the identity of the deceased, is being released at this time.

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