Covington Obituaries

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  • Thursday Oct 9 | via Purple Row 

    Former Rockies minor leaguer Chandler Laurent killed...

    Laurent, the Rockies' 21st-round pick in the 2009 draft, reportedly collided with the back of an 18-wheeler while driving on Interstate 12 just south of Covington, La., per the report. The Slidell, La.

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  • Thursday Oct 9 | via Major League Baseball 

    Former Rox Minor Leaguer Laurent killed in crash

    Former Rockies Minor League outfielder Chandler Laurent was killed Wednesday night when a car he was driving collided into the back of an 18-wheeler that had slowed in traffic on Interstate 12 near Covington, La., the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper reported Thursday, citing a Louisiana State Police report. Laurent, who was to have turned 27 on Oct. 17, was a Rockies 21st-round pick out of Delgado Community College in New Orleans in the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

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  • Thursday Oct 9 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Lacombe man dies after car hits 18-wheeler on Inters...

    A 26-year-old Lacombe man died Wednesday night when the car he was driving slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler that had slowed down in traffic on Interstate 12 south of Covington , State Police said. The victim was identified as Chandler Laurent.

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