Three men were killed in a head-on collision involving two pickup trucks. The accident took place on Nov. 10 around 6:30 p.m. According to police, a 19-year-old Houma man was speeding on La. 24. The vehicle was traveling in the northbound lane when it encountered an S-curve. The driver lost control in the curve and crossed the median, and his vehicle flipped.
Another pickup truck being driven by a 30-year-old Patterson man was traveling in the southbound lane when it collided head-on with the overturned car. Both trucks burst into flames, killing both drivers and a passenger in the southbound vehicle, a 54-year-old man. Everyone involved died at the scene.