- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - State police say a 49-year-old Crowley man is dead, and another driver injured following a crash on Louisiana Highway 342 in Lafayette Parish.

Master Trooper Brooks David says 33-year-old Joshua Ware of Lafayette was driving a truck east on Highway 342 Monday night when he struck the rear of a Corvette driven by Phillip Meaux (moh).

After impact, David said the Corvette was pushed forward and struck a car. He says Ware’s truck hit another car.

David says all drivers in the crash were wearing their seat belts.

He says Meaux was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office.

He sat Ware was issued a ticket for following too close.

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