St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office continues investigation of fatal hit and run in Amelia

UPDATE: The investigation of the fatal crash involving 43-year-old Leslie Matthews is still ongoing. The Sheriff’s Office said, in a press release on Wednesday, it is continuing to ask the public if anyone has information to contact St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives Section at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.


The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred on Duhon Boulevard in Amelia between 12:00 – 1:00 am on Monday, June 11, 2018. There is no vehicle description at this time. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information regarding the crash contact the Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622.