Unrestrained Driver Killed in Avoyelles Parish Crash

June 30, 2020

Avoyelles Parish – On June 30, 2020, shortly before 1:00 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop E began investigating a three-vehicle, fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 1179 at Duplechain Road. This crash took the life of a Plaucheville woman.

The initial investigation revealed a 2018 Ford Fusion, driven by 62-year-old Patricia Guillory, was traveling northbound on Louisiana Highway 1179. For reasons still under investigation, Guillory failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the right side of the highway. After leaving the highway, the Ford Fusion impacted a tree and struck two unoccupied vehicles parked at a private residence.

Guillory, who was unrestrained, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. A toxicology sample was obtained and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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