Area man killed following 2-vehicle crash

Published 5:36 am Monday, December 18, 2023

CALCASIEU PARISH, La. — Shortly after noon on Sunday, Louisiana State Police Troop D was notified of a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 14 at Cordina Road.

The crash claimed the life of 20-year-old Roger Perez-Sanchez of Lake Charles.

The preliminary investigation revealed a northbound Mazda 3, driven by Perez-Sanchez, failed to yield from the stop sign at Cordina Road as it entered LA 14.

At the same time, a Ford F-150 was traveling east on LA 14.

The Mazda entered the path of the F-150 in the eastbound lane of LA 14 and was struck on the left side.

Perez-Sanchez was unrestrained and suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office.

The driver and two passengers in the F-150 were restrained and sustained only minor injuries.

A routine toxicology sample from both drivers has been submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

This crash remains under investigation.