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State police: Houma man, son killed in car-18-wheeler head on collision


HOUMA, Louisiana — State police say a man and his son were killed in a car-18-wheeler head on collision.

The accident happened just between 7 a.m. on La. Highway 316 in Lafourche Parish.

Trooper Evan Harrell identified the dead at 56-year-old Theodule Marcel and his 33-year-old son, Kristofor Marcel, both of Houma.

Harrell says Theodule Marcel was northbound when his car crossed the centerline and hit the 18-wheeler. The truck driver, 62-year-old Carl Hallows, of Galveston, Texas, was not injured.

Harrell says neither of the Marcels was wearing his seat belt.

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