ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA (WAFB) - An ATV crash has taken the life of a Port Barre resident, according to State Police. The crash happened in St. Landry Parish on US 190 near Bayou Road, just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.
Investigators say Lance Lomas, 28, was traveling westbound on the shoulder of US 190, when for unknown reasons he began to veer to the right. He then crossed a driveway, drove into a ditch and began to flip. Lomas was ejected from the ATV, he was not wearing a helmet and suffered critical injuries. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash. Toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.