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APSO: Victim’s of Hit-and-Run are Identified

Update

The identity of the victim’s from the fatal hit & run on Standard Mill Road are as follows:

Rocky Paul Richard, 42 of Arnaudville (Deceased)

Christopher Melancon, 35 of Duson (Stable Condition)

 

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The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a hit & run incident which occurred at approximately 2:11 am in the 6600 block of Standard Mill Road.

The investigation has revealed that 2 individuals were riding bicycles and were struck by a vehicle. As a result of this accident, one of the bicycle riders was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

During the investigation, evidence was secured which led investigators to identify the suspect in this case.

Deputies have arrested Andrew Hoskin, 23 of Rayne. He is currently being booked into the Acadia Parish Jail for one count of Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Negligent Injury and Hit & Run. Toxicology reports are pending in this investigation.