Around 9p.m., on July 6, 2012 a two vehicle crash north of Westlake on LA Highway 378 claimed the life of one man. 49-year-old Rodie Kelley of Longville was traveling west on Hudson road approaching a stop sign at Highway 378. Kelley stopped at the stop sign then traveled forward into the path of a 2000 Ford F-350 that was traveling north on Highway 378 driven by 30-year-old Daniel Crosby of Westlake. The Ford truck struck the driver's side of the Mazda car. Though both drivers were wearing seatbelts, Kelley suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office. Crosby was transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.