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July 25, 2022

Loranger Man Dies/Folsom Man Arrested in Boating Incident

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are investigating a boating fatality that occurred Saturday (July 23, 2022) in Tangipahoa Parish. Agents were notified about the fatality around 4:30 p.m. 

The body of Hunter Prevost, age 21 and of Loranger, was recovered around 7 p.m. According to the other passengers on the vessel, Prevost fell off the front of a 25 foot vessel and got hit by the propeller.

Agents determined that the operator of the vessel, Lane Keenan age 22 and of Folsom, was impaired and arrested him for operating or driving a vessel while impaired (DWI), vehicular homicide and reckless operation of a vessel. Vehicular homicide brings a $2,000 to $15,000 fine and five to 30 years in prison.  DWI brings a $300 to $1,000 fine and up to six month in jail.  Reckless operation of a vessel carries up to a $200 fine and 90 days in jail.

LDWF will be the lead investigative agency for this fatal boating incident.  Prevost’s body was turned over to the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner’s Office. 

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