Woman killed, husband arrested after fatal ATV crash

Woman killed, husband arrested after fatal ATV crash

CHAUVIN, LA (WVUE) - A woman died Saturday morning after her husband crashed his ATV, possibly while under the influence of alcohol.

According to State Police, 39-year-old Zora White died Saturday morning while riding on an ATV with her husband, 34-year-old Daniel White III.

Police say Daniel and Zora were traveling on a restricted access road near near Clinton Street around 12:30 a.m. when Daniel, the vehicle's driver, failed to notice a large steel gate across the roadway and struck it.

The crash ejected Daniel and Zora from the ATV. According to State Police, neither of them were wearing helmets.

Zora died from the injuries she sustained in the crash. Daniel sustained minor injuries and was treated at a nearby hospital according to LSP.

Police Daniel White III and booked him into the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Center for Vehicular Homicide. Investigators believe Daniel White III had been drinking and a blood test is pending.

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