2 killed in Houma area crashes Saturday, State Police say

Louisiana State Police responded to two separate crashes in the Houma area Saturday morning (March 18) that resulted in two deaths.

The first incident was a two-vehicle crash that fatally injured 31-year-old Britt Domangue of Houma, according to a report from State Police.

Authorities say Domangue was driving a 2011 Ford Ranger southbound on Highway 660 near Bayou Gardens Boulevard (map) before 6 a.m. when he ran off the roadway to the right. He struck a bridge guardrail before his vehicle reentered the highway, and authorities said he crossed the centerline and was struck by a northbound 2010 Honda Element.

Domangue was not wearing a seat belt and sustained fatal injuries, the report stated. He was pronounced dead by the Terrebonne Parish Coroner’s Office.

The driver of the Honda Element, identified by authorities as Mercedes Patterson, 24, of Abilene, Texas, was properly restrained and suffered moderate injuries. She was taken by Acadian

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