Jarvis Carey, 27, killed, Joshua Horton, injured, transported to hospital, after their car leaves the Louisiana 105 roadway near Melville, and crashes into a fence.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:31am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Man killed in car crash on Louisiana 105.

A man was killed and his passenger was injured in an early morning crash Friday on La. 105 north of Melville, State Police reported.

A man was killed and his passenger was injured in an early morning crash Friday on La. 105 north of Melville, State Police reported.

Jarvis Carey, 27, of Melville, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet car north on the highway at 5:20 a.m. when he lost control of the car while driving through a curve to the left, Trooper 1st Class Stephen Hammons said in a release.

Carey’s car hit a fence post.

Carey, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office.

Joshua Horton, a passenger who also was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and sustained moderate injuries. Horton, also of Melville, was transported to a nearby hospital.

Investigators do not yet know whether alcohol was a factor. Toxicology samples were sent to the State Police Crime Lab in a case that remains under investigation.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Jarvis Carey
Joshua Horton
Roadway: 
Louisiana 105

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