Death: Man Killed in Ascension Parish Car Accident – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a three-vehicle fatal incident on Interstate 10 westbound east of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish shortly after 1:00 a.m. on April 12, 2022. Kyle Ripple, 39, of Baton Rouge, was killed in the accident.
According to lobservateur.com, Ripple’s 2015 Honda Accord was stopped in the right westbound lane of Interstate 10 when the accident happened, according to the preliminary investigation. Ripple was standing in the right-hand westbound lane, close to the Honda. A 2021 Toyota Tacoma was heading west on Interstate 10 at the time and collided with the Honda and Ripple.
Ripple was struck by a westbound 2017 Honda CRV after being struck by the Toyota. Ripple sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene. The drivers of the Toyota and Honda CRV were properly restrained and were not injured. Impairment is unknown at this time, but toxicology samples were obtained from all involved parties and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.