Fatal crash

About 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019, Louisiana State Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on LA Hwy 488 at Castor Plunge Road involving a 2009 Mazda driven by 23-year old Kelsey Broussard of Alexandria, LA.

The Mazda was Eastbound on 488 when Broussard lost control and left the right side of the road, traveled down an embankment and began overturning.

Broussard was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered minor injuries.

Broussard's only adult passenger, 25-year old Brooke Deville of Elmer, LA, was also not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead.

A toddler, who was property restrained in a child safety seat, survived and sustained only minor injuries.

Broussard and the toddler were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Routine toxicology tests are pending and the crash remains under investigation.

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