One dead after Thanksgiving Day crash in Vermilion Parish


One man is now dead after a crash on Thanksgiving Day, according to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The incident happened around 4:38 p.m. Thursday on Reginald Road.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon identified the victim as Presley Joseph Vincent, 32, of Pearl River, La.

Vincent was traveling east on Reginald Road when his car went off the roadway for unknown reasons.

Sheriff Couvillon said, “The vehicle then overcorrected and went off the roadway to the left. After exiting the roadway, the vehicle then overturned ejecting the driver.”

Vincent was taken to the emergency room at Abbeville General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators are taking toxicology samples from Vincent and will send them to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis, according to Sheriff Couvillon.


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