Abbeville man killed in crash in Vermilion Parish

Photo: MGN

VERMILION PARISH (KLFY) – An Abbeville man died after a two-vehicle crash happened Wednesday afternoon in Vermilion Parish

The crash happened just before 4:00 p.m. on Highway 82 near Horseshoe Road.

Justin Minnick, 21, was pronounced dead on scene after the truck he was riding in crossed the centerline for unknown reasons and struck another truck.

According to Master Trooper Brooks David, the driver of Minnick’s vehicle was wearing a seat belt and suffered moderate injuries.

Minnick was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the second truck was wearing a seat belt and did not suffer any injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

 

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