JEFFERSON COUNTY, LA. (THECOUNT) — Chris Rolo Dufrene, of Lafitte, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a vehicle crash Friday night in Jefferson County.

Dufrene, 53, was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday night near Marrero.


According to reports, Dufrene was operating a Chevrolet Malibu on LA-3134 in Marrero, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a Kia Forte around 11 p.m. Friday. The Malibu then went airborne before colliding with a tree.

Dufrene was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the Kia suffered minor injuries and was transported to an area local hospital for treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Jefferson Parish is a parish in the state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 432,552. The parish seat is Gretna. Jefferson Parish is included in the New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.