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'Swamp People' star dies in Saturday morning crash

IBERVILLE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - - According to sources, History's Swamp People star Randy Edwards was the victim the Saturday morning crash in Iberville.

The news was confirmed overnight on social media by Junior and Willie Edwards, who also appear on the show, with a post written and posted by "Ronnie" announcing the death of the 35-year-old reality star.

"Please keep the Edwards family in your prayers and also please respect their privacy at this time," the Facebook post read.

 

Saturday morning around 3 a.m. Edwards was traveling southbound on LA 74 his 2002 Chevrolet Silverado when he entered a left hand curve too fast causing him to lose control. Edwards’ vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole causing the truck to overturn after impact, causing him to be ejected.

Impairment is suspected to be a factor and a toxicology sample was taken from Edwards for analysis.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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