October 22, 2020
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Louisiana State Police head’s son rear-ends car, killing 2

MONROE, La. — Louisiana State Police say the son of their top official rear-ended a car, killing an 11-year-old girl and her 18-year-old sister and injuring their father and a third passenger.

Trooper Kaleb Reeves was driving a marked state police SUV to another crash Thursday evening when he hit a Kia Forte, killing An-Janne Lindsey, 11, and Kajenne Lindsey, 18, both of Monroe, according to a state police news release Friday.

Reeves is the son of Col. Kevin Reeves, superintendent of state police. The Legislature approved an exception to a state nepotism law to let him remain on the force after his father was promoted to interim superintendent in 2017.

The 2020 Kia driven by Kenneth Lindsey, 42, spun and hit a large metal signal pole after Reeves’ marked 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe hit it shortly before 7 p.m. on U.S. Hwy 165 in Monroe, the statement said. Lindsey and

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