Lafayette police seek witness in fatal crash

Police 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
before police arrived at
11 p.m. Sunday to investigate the accident, which killed 54-year-old Wilton John Hamilton, of Duson, according to
a Lafayette 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.