(Rapides Parish) – Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 71 north of Lecompte on June 16, 2021, shortly after 4:00 a.m. This crash killed 49-year-old Kapatrine Sherman, of Lecompte.
The initial investigation revealed Sherman was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a northbound 2003 Ford Crown Victoria.
Sherman sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.