LA Man John Latta ID’d As Victim In Fatal Wednesday Broussard Single-Vehicle Crash

Broussard, LA. (THECOUNT) — John Latta of Lafayette, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday single-vehicle crash in Broussard.

Latta, 57, was killed Wednesday morning following a single-vehicle crash on East Main Street in Broussard.

According to police, Latta was operating a vehicle on W Main Street, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree and flipped over.

Latta was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office, reports KATC.

The Broussard Police Department says that Latta was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

Toxicology results are pending.


Geo quick facts: Broussard is a small city in Lafayette parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 8,197 at the 2010 census. Broussard is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.