Louisiana State Police Troop A
FRENCH SETTLEMENT, LA - Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of an unrestrained driver Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened on LA 22 east of LA 16 in Livingston Parish shortly before 2 p.m..
Troopers' preliminary investigation revealed that Robert Mamolo, 28, of Maurepas was driving a 1997 Ford Explorer west on LA 22 when he ran off the road to the right.
The vehicle re-entered the roadway, crossed the centerline, and entered the on-coming travel lane. Mamolo over-corrected, ran off the road to the right again, re-entered the roadway, and overturned.
Mamolo was not properly restrained at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene by the Livingston Parish Coroner's Office. The two juvenile passengers were both properly restrained at the time of the crash and sustained only minor injuries.