Macy Alvey Killed, Two Injured in LaPlace, LA, Tow Truck Accident
LaPlace, LA -- March 2, 2017, Macy Alvey was killed, two others were injured following an accident where he was struck by a vehicle on the highway.
The Louisiana State Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened at around 1:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-55. 34-year-old Alvey pulled onto the shoulder of the highway in front of a disabled pickup.
As he was standing near his driver's side door, a Nissan Rogue, driven by 48-year-old Kimela Hall, lost control and side swiped both the pickup and the tow truck. Alvey was hit in the process. The Nissan then crashed into a guardrail and spun into traffic lanes before being rear-ended by a Pontiac Grand Am.
Alvey's succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Grand Am suffered what were said to be critical injuries, and Hall was also injured. EMS transported both of them to a nearby hospital.
Authorities charged Hall with vehicular homicide as well as first-degree vehicular assault. It's unclear if any particular factors contributed to the accident.
Further charges are pending police investigations. No additional details are currently available.
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