The Village of Morse, La. has confirmed that Mayor Michael Chiasson has died at age 60.
Authorities tell KLFY they received a call earlier today about a medical emergency at a duck camp off LA 91 in Vermilion Parish.
Mayor Chiasson reportedly felt ill around 10:30 a.m. The person who was with him at the time drove him to the Duck Festival building in Gueydan to meet with Acadian Ambulance paramedics.
Chiasson was then taken to a Kaplan hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Chiasson was elected to office in 2014. He served as mayor of Morse for nine months.