The godson of Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartique was killed in a car crash Sunday evening.
Chief Lartique confirmed with KLFY that the crash claimed the life of a 19 year old male who he raised since childhood.
Lartique would not identify the victim by name, instead saying that State Police was handling the investigation and would release the victims identity soon.
Details surrounding the crash have not been released. Funeral arrangements are pending, according to Lartique.