Austin Bush Death – Obituary : 21-year-old Austin Bush, a Houma police cadet has died in a motor vehicle accident that happened on LA 648 (Percy Brown Road) east of the intersection with Audubon Avenue in Terrebonne Parish.
The crash occurred on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at about 6 a.m. close to Percy Brown Road and Audubon Avenue.
According to report, Bush, of Houma was travelling west on LA Hwy 648 in Houma Police Department 2010 Ford Crown Victoria to help Hurricane Ida victims. For reasons yet unknown, the vehicle lost control and struck a log close to the westbound fog line of LA Hwy 648. The impact of the crash caused the Ford to veer off the eastbound lane into drainage basin where it became fully covered by water.
Bush who was trapped in the vehicle was extricated by responding officers. He was taken to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.