State police identify teen killed in single-vehicle accident in East Feliciana Parish
CLINTON, La. (WAFB) - Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A are investigating a single-vehicle accident in East Feliciana Parish that left a teenager dead on Tuesday night, June 6.
Owen Fudge, 16, of Ethel, died in the crash, authorities confirmed. Fudge attended Silliman Institute and is listed on their baseball and football rosters according to the school’s website.
It happened on LA 10 around 9:30 p.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Fudge was traveling at a high rate of speed on LA 10.
Authorities said for reasons still being investigated, Fudge failed to turn in a curve, ran off the road, and hit a tree.
Despite being properly restrained at the time of the crash, Fudge suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to state police, impairment is not suspected; however, a routine toxicology sample was taken for scientific analysis. The crash remains under investigation.
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