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Lafayette man indicted for crash that killed a Baton Rouge councilman

A 21 year old Lafayette man has been indicted in the death of a Baton Rouge councilman, according to the Advocate.

Thursday September 6, 2018, 21-year-old Nicholas Alexander was indicted on reckless operation of a vehicle in the death of Baton Rouge councilman Buddy Amoroso. Amoroso was struck by an SUV while bicycling in June.

Nicholas Alexander
Nicholas Alexander / The Advocate

The paper reports that Alexander was charged by a grand jury with reckless operation but that jury declined to bring charges of negligent homicide and careless operation against him.

State Police reported that Alexander was traveling below the posted speed limit.

Read more from the Advocate here.

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Coast Guard suspends search for man in river near Baton Rouge
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Coast Guard suspends search for man in river near Baton Rouge

 The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Baton Rouge. The Coast Guard searched

Sam Oliver named executive director of AcA
Lafayette Parish

Sam Oliver named executive director of AcA

The Acadiana Center for the Arts Board of Directors has appointed Samuel Oliver as the organization’s Executive Director, a release

Bonefish Grill raising money for Acadiana Animal Aid today
Lafayette Parish

Bonefish Grill raising money for Acadiana Animal Aid today

If you’d like to help homeless animals in Acadiana, you can stop by Bonefish Grill today for a special event.

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