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Slidell, LA – Two Arrested For Road Rage Accident On Gause Blvd. & Tyler Dr.

Slidell, LA (June 26, 2019) – A local news source confirmed that Slidell Police have arrested two men who are connected to a fatal road rage incident that took place along Gause Boulevard and Tyler Drive yesterday, June 26th.

Based on the initial report, 45-year-old Matthew Ledet and 71-year-old Benjamin Talton had incited the incident a little before 3:00 p.m. that afternoon. Initially, Ledet had brought his Honda SUV to a stop next to Talton’s Honda along Tyler Drive. At some point, Ledet exited his vehicle and struck the truck, his impact creating a dent in the hood.

Soon after, Talton fired shots at Ledet and struck the 45-year-old in his arm.

Sometime later, Ledet was transported to a hospital, but he will be facing criminal charges once he is released from medical care.

Meanwhile, Talton was arrested and taken to Slidell County Jail for aggravated assault.

Road Rage Incident in Slidell

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