Acadia Parish – Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on December 12, 2020, a single-vehicle crash occurred on Louisiana Highway 91 near Heith Lane in Acadia Parish. The crash took the life of 49-year-old Chad Joseph Chesterman of Iota.
The crash occurred as Chesterman was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Corvette south on LA 91 when, for unknown reasons, he failed to negotiate a curve and his vehicle ran off the roadway. Upon doing so, the Corvette struck a ditch then several small trees, causing Chesterman to be ejected.
Chesterman was not restrained at the time of the crash.
He was pronounced deceased by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office. Impairment is unknown and standard toxicology samples were obtained for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.