Simien & Simien, LLC

CALL US TOLL FREE

(800) 374-8422

Click To Call

Landrieu Campaigner SeDestini Monette Fields Killed by Pickup Truck

A Saturday morning accident in West Shreveport has taken the life of SeDestini Monette Fields, a 23-year-old campaigner for Sen. Mary Landrieu from Shreveport.

According to a press release from Police Cpl. Marcus Hines, Fields was hit at approximately 11:00 a.m., after a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck steered off the road in the 6400 block of Buncombe Rd.

Fields, who was a pedestrian, suffered serious injuries. She was taken to University Health Shreveport, where she died.

The driver of the pickup truck has been identified as Diane Patrick, 43, of Keithville. According to the press release, evidence shows Patrick was driving northbound on Buncombe Rd when her truck left the road and struck Fields, who was walking on the shoulder. It is unknown if Patrick was impaired at the time of the fatal accident.

The incident remains under investigation.

"We want to acknowledge (Fields) and her family tonight, and we've all been saddened, our hearts are broken, and her family, of course, is in mourning," said Sen. Landrieu during her concession speech Saturday night, after losing her re-election campaign to Rep. Bill Cassidy.

In the event that you or a loved one is seriously injured in a car accident, it is important that you understand your rights. A personal injury lawyer from Simien & Simien can help to explain your legal options and help you to explore them if you would like to pursue a damages claim. For more information, contact a Baton Rouge car accident lawyer from our firm by filling out the contact form on this page, or by calling (800) 374-8422.

Simien & Simien, LLC - Est. 1988.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
FindLaw Network
EMAIL US FOR A RESPONSE

Free Case Evaluation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

If you are looking for a law firm that has knowledge and experience, you will find it with Simien & Simien, LLC.

Free Case Evaluation

OUR OFFICES

Baton Rouge
7908 Wrenwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Toll Free: 800-374-8422
Phone: 225-224-2222
Fax: 225-932-9286
Map & Directions

Lake Charles
Capital One Tower
Suite 1270
One Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Charles, LA 70629

Toll Free: 800-374-8422
Phone: 337-436-2121
Map & Directions

New Iberia
424 West Main St
New Iberia, LA 70560

Toll Free: 800-374-8422
Phone: 337-551-4242
Map & Directions

Houston Office
3730 Kirby Drive
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77098

Toll Free: 800-374-8422
Map & Directions

New Orleans Office
1615 Poydras Street
Suite 900
New Orleans, LA 70112

Toll Free: 800-374-8422
Map & Directions

Nationwide (800) 374-8422