One arrested, one dead after crash near Erwinville

Written by Quinn Welsch on . Posted in Local


Photo courtesy of Louisiana State Police

Michael Holmes, 53, of Ventress, was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Section and Bueche roads near Erwinville on Friday, Nov. 20. 

The crash occurred as 27-year-old Nicholas Porche was traveling westbound on Section Road in a 2008 GMC Sierra at about 5 a.m at the same time Holmes was traveling southbound on Bueche Road, according to a release from the Louisiana State Police. A police investigation showed that Porche did not yield at the stop sign at the intersection and struck Holmes’ vehicle as he crossed the intersection. 

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