FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: November 5, 2011
Harahan teen killed in crash on
- The Kenner Police Department is investigating a fatal crash
that occurred Friday night in
At approximately 10:05 p.m., Friday,
November 4, 2011, the Kenner Police Department responded to a
single vehicle crash in the 1700 block of the I-10 (westbound).
A preliminary investigation revealed
that the driver, Calli Lynn Vicknair, 19, of Harahan, was
driving a red 2006 Suzuki Reno, 4 door, westbound on the I-10,
when for unknown reasons she lost control, skidded sideways, and
crashed into a tree.
Severe impact was noted to the
driver side and roof of the vehicle.
Vicknair who was wearing a seat belt
had to be extracted from the vehicle and her death was
pronounced on scene.
An autopsy performed this morning
(Saturday, November 5, 2011) at the Jefferson
revealed Vicknair died due to injuries she sustained in the
The crash remains under
investigation and toxicology results are pending.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone who witnessed this traffic
fatality crash to call Traffic Investigator Gerald Miller, who
is in charge of the investigation at (504) 712-2424.