TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a crash in Terrebonne Parish that claimed the lives of two people. Troopers were called to the scene on Highway 182 near Cannon's Landing just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
The crash claimed the lives of 55-year-old Duffy Price of Houma and 57-year-old Tommye Riehl of Lockport.
Police say that according to the preliminary investigation, Price was driving a car east on Hwy 182 with Riehl as his passenger. For unknown reasons, Price drove off the right side of the road before striking a guardrail. He then over-corrected to the left and drove off the left side of the road before striking several trees. The car overturned and came to rest on the bayou side of the roadway.
According to police, neither Price nor Riehl were wearing their seat belts. Both suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced dead on the scene by the Terrebonne Parish Coroner's Office.
Investigators do not know if impairment played a role in the crash. Results from standard toxicology tests performed on Price are pending.