State Police said both were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison; one on five counts each of vehicular homicide, the othert on five counts of negligent homicide.
David Leger, 29, of Palmetto turned himself in to Troopers at EBR Parish Prison: Kelsye Hall, 24, of Baton Rouge surrendered to Troopers at Troop A on Highland Road.
As a result of toxicology results from the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab, Leger is suspected of being impaired during the crash. Vehicular Homicide is punishable by up to 30 years in prison on each count.
Hall was booked on 5 counts of Negligent Homicide which is punishable by up to 5 years in prison on each count.
According investigating Troopers, Hall and Leger were westbound on I-10 both of whom were driving in an erratic and reckless manner.
Leger attempted to pass Hall; however, Hall continued to prevent Leger from passing her vehicle.
According to witnesses, Hall at one point was straddling the centerline of the interstate in an effort to prevent Leger from passing. Ultimately, Leger drove onto the right shoulder in an attempt to pass when Hall moved into the right lane to block him.
Leger reentered the right lane clipping the front of Hall’s SUV causing him to lose control and travel across the median.
His vehicle hit that of Liz Fontenot head-on and it caught fire, killer her, her children ages 11, 7 and 3, and a 29-year-old passenger.