While following up on the initial crash, the investigating Trooper noticed that Joey and Angela Gaudet's injuries were not consistent with the seating positions he was given.

On April 21, 2018, Troopers arrested 31 year old Angela Gaudet of Gonzales for Vehicular Homicide in the crash that killed 5 year old Addisyn Teekell on April 7, 2018. Troopers also arrested 35-year-old Joey Gaudet of Gonzales for Obstruction of Justice.

During the initial investigation, Joey Gaudet told Troopers that he was driver the driver of the GMC Yukon and Angela Gaudet was the passenger. While following up on the initial crash, the investigating Trooper noticed that Joey and Angela Gaudet’s injuries were not consistent with the seating positions he was given. During the course of the investigation, the Trooper collected evidence and witness statements confirming that Angela Gaudet was the driver of the GMC Yukon. Toxicology results also confirmed that Angela Gaudet was impaired at the time of the crash.

Angela Gaudet was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail for Vehicular Homicide, 10 counts of Vehicular Negligent Injuring, Aggravated Obstruction of a Highway of Commerce, Obstruction of Justice, Driving Under Suspension, No Inspection Sticker, 4 counts of No Child Restraints.

Joey Gaudet was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail for Obstruction of Justice and Injuring Public Records.

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