Published: 08-02-2021 | Category: Troop A
Hunt was unrestrained at the time of the crash and sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of the Freightliner was properly restrained and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from the driver of the Freightliner for analysis.
Mitchell was unrestrained at the time of the crash and remains at large. Troop A Troopers in coordination with the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit are currently searching for Mitchell, who is wanted for multiple felony warrants including of LRS 14:69 B(2) - Illegal Possession of Stolen Things $5k to $25k (Felony), LRS 14:108.1 - Aggravated Flight from an Officer (Felony), LRS 14:99 - Reckless Operation of a Vehicle (Felony), LRS 14:96 - Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway of Commerce (Felony), LRS 14:68.4 - Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (Felony), LRS 14:56 B(2) - Simple Criminal Damage to Property $1k to $50k (Felony), and LRS - 14:32.1 Vehicular Homicide.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Mitchell, please contact Louisiana State Police Troop A at (225)754-8500, or call your local law enforcement agency or 911.
TFC Taylor J. Scrantz
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section
Office: (225) 754-8524