Lafayette

Fatal Accident in the 1100 block of Rue Du Belier

Lafayette- On September 19, 2019 at approximately 10:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to a major accident in the 1100 block of Rue Du Belier. A driver of a Dodge Dakota for unknown reasons crossed into on-coming traffic and struck the driver of a Mazda CX9 head on. The driver of the Mazda, 49-year-old Dawn Martin (W/F) of Lafayette, sustained major injuries and was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. Alcohol is not suspect to be a factor in the accident. Circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated by the Lafayette Police Traffic Unit and remains on-going.