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State police investigate fatal accident in Avoyelles Parish, truck runs off road, hits tree


MARKSVILLE, Louisiana — State police are investigating a fatal accident in Avoyelles Parish.

Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a pickup driven by 21-year-old Cody Lemoine of Marksville ran off parish road early Friday morning and hit a tree.

Moreau says a passenger in the truck, 20-year-old as Everett Scallon, also of Marksville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He says Lemoine suffered moderate injuries and is being treated at hospital in Marksville.

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