ASSUMPTION PARISH LA. (THECOUNT) — Luis Chaires, of Amelia, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning vehicle crash in Assumption Parish.

Chaires, 28, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Assumption Parish early Saturday morning.


According to reports, Chaires was operating a GMC Sierra on State Highway 398 near Bayou L’Ourse, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then overcorrected before rolling over and making contact with a tree.

Chaires, who was partially ejected from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Assumption Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,421. Its parish seat is Napoleonville. Assumption Parish was established in 1807, as one of the original parishes of the Territory of Orleans. Assumption Parish is one of the twenty-two Acadiana parishes – Wikipedia.