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Louisiana State Police

Port Vincent man faces charges in traffic fatality

PRAIRIEVILLE — A hospitalized Port Vincent man faces negligent homicide and other counts after a fatal early morning crash Thursday on La. 42 in northeastern Ascension Parish.

Dalyn P. Melancon, 24, over-corrected in a curve on La. 42 east of Joe Sevario Road about 7:30 a.m. Thursday and ran his westbound Ford F-150 pickup into an eastbound Nissan Altima, State Police troopers said in a news release.

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