On the morning of today’s Oklahoma-LSU Peach Bowl game, a small, twin-prop plane headed for Atlanta crashed in Lafayette killing five people on board,
At least five people have died after an eight-passenger plane crashed in Lafayette on Saturday, Dec. 28, according to Lafayette officials. The passengers were heading to Atlanta to attend the College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta.
Six people were inside the Piper Fixed Wing Multi-Engine aircraft before it crashed in an open field at around 9 a.m. near the intersection of Feu Follet Road and Verot School Road.
One of the fatalities on the plane headed to the Peach Bowl was of sports reporter Carley McCord the daughter-in-law of LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger.
Several players embraced Ensminger before the game. Tragic.