Investigation continues into crash involving sheriff's brother

Published: Oct. 15, 2011 at 9:45 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 24, 2011 at 8:30 AM CDT
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TICKFAW, LA (WAFB) - Authorities have released more information about the crash that took the life of the brother of the sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish.

Chris Edwards was killed in a wreck Friday evening.

He is the brother of Sheriff Daniel Edwards.

According to the Louisiana State Police, Edwards collided head-on into a UPS truck.

It happened on LA 442 near Tickfaw.

Troopers are still trying to figure out what caused the accident.

The UPS driver was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The Edwards family has long been involved in Tangipahoa Parish politics and law enforcement.

Christopher Edwards' father, Frank, also served as the Tangipahoa Parish sheriff; and his brother, Frank, is the police chief in Independence.

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