Shortly after 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday (April 22, 2020), Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a
The initial investigation by state police revealed there was a 2009 Jaguar XF, being driven by 41-year-old Carol Ann Brooks of Breaux Bridge, stopped due to a flat tire, on the inside eastbound lane of I-10 and inside the construction zone. As eastbound traffic slowed for this stopped vehicle, a 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, being driven by 19-year-old (male) Kendall Raymone Wilkerson, stuck the rear of a 2020 Chevrolet 2500 pickup. After coming to a stop following the initial crash, a fourth vehicle, a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, being driven by 34-year-old Felicia Danielle Cormier of Scott, struck the rear of the Sonic. After impact, the Sonic struck the jersey wall, came to rest on the inside lane, and the Tahoe overturned, blocking the outside lane.
Johnson, who was a rear seat passenger in the Sonic, was restrained but suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. Several injuries ranging from minor to moderate were reported from other drivers and occupants involved, and some were taken to local hospitals. Blood samples will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.