Lafayette police seek witness in fatal crash

Acadiana bureau

LAFAYETTE — Pbefore police arrived at a Lafayette olice are looking for a possible witness to a fatal vehicle crash Sunday night on Cameron Street.

A white man in his mid-30s was seen leaving the area 11 p.m. Sunday to investigate the accident, which killed 54-year-old Wilton John Hamilton, of Duson, according to police news release.

Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene in the 3200 block of Cameron Street, where he crashed his Chevrolet pickup into a utility pole, police said.

Police said they believe the witness was driving a new, dark-colored pickup.

Anyone with information can call police Cpl. Chris Beasley at (337) 291-8614.