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19 Year Old Driver Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash in St. Landry Parish

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The crash took the life of 19-year-old India Faith Young of Opelousas.

Posted: Oct 26, 2021 8:05 AM

St. Landry Parish – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I were notified of a single-vehicle crash on US Highway 167 near Bellridge Road in St. Landry Parish at approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 25, 2021.

The crash took the life of 19-year-old India Faith Young of Opelousas.

The initial investigation by State Police revealed that the crash occurred as Young was driving a 2000 Toyota Avalon north on US 167. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle ran off the roadway to the right, struck a culvert and overturned. Upon doing so, Young was ejected from the vehicle.

Young was unrestrained at the time of the crash. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office. A toxicology sample was obtained for analysis and this crash remains under investigation.

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