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Child dies in single-vehicle crash in Acadia Parish



Acadia Parish – A single-vehicle crash occurred on Louisiana Highway 91 near Arpent Lane in Acadia Parish on Tuesday morning. The crash took the life of 8-year-old Mazey Guidry of Eunice.


The crash occurred as Guidry was traveling as a front seat passenger in a 1999 GMC Sierra pickup, south on LA 91. For reasons still under investigation, the driver, 44-year-old Carla Lacombe of Eunice, ran off the roadway to the right. Upon doing so, the pickup began to rotate before impacting a culvert and overturning. 


State Police determined that Guidry was unrestrained and was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced deceased by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office. Lacombe and the rear seat passenger were both properly restrained and suffered only minor injuries.  Lacombe submitted a breath sample which indicated no alcohol present and no signs of impairment were detected.


Charges are pending and this crash remains under investigation.