Acadia Parish 9 Year Old Dies After Falling From A Pick-up
A nine year old, Chance Leger has died from injuries in a Sunday night incident. Leger of Church Point was riding on a toy box on the bed cover of his father's pick-up truck when he fell. Leger was treated for severe head injuries at a Lafayette hospital before being transferred to a Baton Rouge hospital where he died Tuesday night. 36 year old Brent Leger was given a breathalyzer test and charged with having a person under the age of 12 in an open bed of a truck while traveling on a highway. Charges may be upgraded later according to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon.