Jessica Evans, 28, of Orangefield died Friday night, Dec. 27, as the result of a fatal traffic accident.
According to a news release from the Orange Police Department, dispatch received the call at approximately 11:38 p.m. in reference to the single-vehicle accident. OPD, Acadian Ambulance Service and the Orange Fire Department First Responders responded to the scene in the 6300 block of S. Lutcher. Upon officers’ arrival at 11:39 p.m., they observed a sedan with extensive damage and one occupant, the driver, Evans. Judge Janice Menard pronounced Evans deceased at the scene.
According to OPD Captain Cliff Hargrave, Evans’ vehicle veered off the road and into the guardrail. Autopsy results are pending.