On Monday (January 22, 2018), Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 21 near LA 1083 in Bush that claimed the life of Donald Andrew Freeman (42) of Bogalusa.
Troopers determined that the crash occurred as Denan Jade Jones (27) of Bush, was driving northbound on LA 21 and that traffic ahead of Jones had come to a stop due to a vehicle turning into a private drive. For reasons still under investigation, Jones crossed into the southbound lane and crashed head-on into a a truck driven by Freeman.
Jones was suffered minor injuries in the crash. Freeman was transported to St. Tammany Parish Hospital by Acadian Ambulance in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.
Jones was cited for driving left of center. Any additional charges will be referred to the St. Tammany Parish District Attorney’s Office pending the outcome of the investigation.