News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 7/5/2014 4:00 PM
Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

Lafayette, LA—On July 5, 2014, at approximately 2:20 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 3800 block of Cameron Street regarding a single vehicle crash.  Traffic investigators indicate that a 2004 Nissan Sentra was traveling east on Cameron street when the driver was unable to negotiate a curve, leaving the roadway.  The vehicle struck a culvert and caused it to roll several time, coming to a rest on the roof.  The driver of the vehicle, a 37 year old male of Lafayette, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The identity of the driver is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.  The crash remains under investigation.


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