On Friday, March 13, 2020 shortly before 4:30 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L
The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that the crash occurred as a Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Leblanc, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 12 in the left lane. For reasons still under investigation, Leblanc’s vehicle traveled off the roadway and impacted a tree. Leblanc was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, received fatal injuries, and was pronounced deceased on the crash scene. The passenger sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
At this time, speed is a contributing factor in the crash, and impairment is not suspected.