UPDATE 3/3/2021 10:56AM- Marie Ozone turned herself into the Rayne Police Department where she was processed and transported to the Acadia Parish Jail for the felony Hit and Run offense on March 2, 2021.
The Rayne Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle crash with a motorized bicycle on Hwy 90 near 7th Street on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 8:05 p.m. Officers learned the bicycle was traveling west on Hwy 90 when it was struck from the rear by an older model Toyota Camry driven by Marie Ozone, 46, of Kathy Meadows, Crowley.
Thomas Blake Touchet, age 56, sustained moderate injuries when struck by the car. Marie Ozone is not believed to have suffered any injuries during the accident and fled the scene before officers arrived.
Thomas Blake Touchet was cited for rear lamp required on a bicycle. Marie Ozone was cited for limitation on passing bicycle, OMV with suspended/revoked driver's license, and an arrest warrant was obtained for felony hit and run with a $25,000 bond set by Commissioner Andre Doguet. Officers are searching for Marie Ozone. Chief Carroll Stelly asks anyone with information on Marie's whereabouts is asked to call 789-TIPS.