Monterey Man Killed in Concordia Parish Crash

Published: 12-14-2022 | Category: Troop E

Monterey Man Killed in Concordia Parish Crash

Concordia Parish 
– On December 14, 2022, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a one-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 565 south of Wildsville.  The crash claimed the life of 75-year-old George L. Henry.

The initial investigation revealed that a 2016 Ford Focus, driven by Henry, was southbound on Louisiana Highway 565.  For reasons still under investigation, the Focus exited the roadway and impacted a tree before coming to rest. After striking the tree, the Focus became engulfed in flames.

Henry, whose seat belt usage is unknown, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Toxicology samples were obtained and submitted for analysis. 

While the cause of this crash remains under investigation, distracted and inattentive driving continues to be a leading cause of crashes in our state.  Louisiana State Police urges all motorists to stay alert while driving.  A lapse in one’s awareness can have deadly consequences.  

In 2022, Troop E Troopers have investigated 52 fatal crashes resulting in 56 fatalities.   

Contact Information:
M/T Casey Wallace
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section
Office: (318) 239-0912