A Lousiana teenager was killed in a car accident in the Lake Charles area on May 16. Police believe this tragic incident was caused by a driver failing to obey a stop sign. The driver and another passenger in the deceased teen's vehicle were badly injured.
According to KATC-TV, the car accident occurred when the car the victim was riding in entered the intersection of Louisiana Highway 397 and a local road in Calcasieu Parish. An SUV had the right of way due to a stop sign on the car's side but the car allegedly failed to stop and the SUV was unable to avoid a collision.