Speed Suspected as a Factor in Morning Crash on LA 157 that Killed a Louisiana Man

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Published June 17, 2022

Louisiana Man Killed in Crash on LA 157, Speed is a Suspected Factor

Louisiana – According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers assigned to LSP Troop G began investigating a one-vehicle fatality crash on LA Hwy 157, just south of LA Hwy 528, shortly after 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Geoffrey Davis, 37, was killed in this accident. The initial investigation revealed that Davis was driving a 2013 Dodge Challenger north on LA Hwy 157 at a high rate of speed. Davis exited the highway and struck several trees for reasons that are still being investigated.

The Bossier Parish Coroner pronounced Davis dead on the scene after he was ejected from the vehicle. Because of the extent of the vehicle damage, Davis’ use of restraints is unknown.
At this time, it is unknown whether impairment played a role in this crash; however, routine toxicology samples were collected and sent for analysis. The crash is still being investigated.

Troop G has investigated 17 fatal crashes so far in 2022, resulting in 18 deaths.