UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal 20-car pileup on LA 1
(Fox44) — UPDATE: The victim in the Tuesday morning pileup on LA 1 has been identified as 62-year-old Donald L. Jenkins of Plaquemine.
We are continuing to update this story as State Police release more information.
Lt. Col. Bobby Webre of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reports a 20 vehicle pile up on Hwy LA 1, just north of LA 405 between the Donaldsonville and Iberville line.
Severe injuries have been reported as well as one fatality.
Traffic is being rerouted by State Police onto LA 405 at this time.
Fog is considered to be a possible factor in the wreck.
Police are still investigating and cleaning up.
"We ask that drivers be patient and safe," said Lt. Col. Webre.