This past Monday, UL student Brad Wedlock tragically passed away in a fiery vehicle crash on Congress St. KATC reports a candlelight vigil is now scheduled in remembrance of Brad tomorrow.

The vigil of remembrance will take place tomorrow at 6pm at the UL Lafayette Picard Center.

Wedlock was a doctoral student at UL who was scheduled to graduate in May with his PhD in education.

He was laid to rest today in Evangeline Parish.

The suspect, 24-year-old Joseph Dakota Richey of Scott was arrested earlier today after being released from the hospital.

From KATC -

Richey is facing multiple traffic and criminal charges including misuse of two-way center turn Lane, speeding, reckless operation, seatbelt violation, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule I ( marijuana) , OWI (2nd offense), and vehicular homicide.


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