Downsville, LA (February 11, 2024) – A tragic collision on LA-15 near Sambo Nelson Rd resulted in one fatality and injuries on Saturday, February 10. Louisiana State Police Troop F reported the incident occurred just before 9:00 a.m.
The crash involved a northbound 2011 GMC Yukon, driven by 41-year-old Jonathan Vestal, and a southbound 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe, operated by 46-year-old Clint Harper of Downsville. The Yukon veered across the center line, colliding head-on with Harper’s Tahoe. Harper was pronounced dead at the scene. Vestal sustained injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The investigation into the cause of this fatal crash is ongoing.