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Late night crash kills one 20-year-old in St. Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish – Shortly after 8:00 p.m., on March 18, 2021, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 103 near Hebert Ortego Road in St. Landry Parish. The crash took the life of 20-year-old Caleb Alexander Doucet of Washington.

The initial investigation by State Police revealed that the crash occurred as Doucet was driving south on LA 103 in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. For reasons still under investigation, Doucet’s vehicle ran off the roadway. Upon doing so, the Silverado overturned and struck a tree.

Doucet was unrestrained at the time of the crash.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office.

Impairment is unknown but a standard toxicology sample was obtained for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.