DENHAM SPRINGS — A celebration of life was held Wednesday for Acadian Ambulance’s Kymber Nezat, who was killed in the tragic crash in Pointe Coupee Parish last month.
Family, friends and co-workers honored Nezat, 28, at First Baptist Church of Denham Springs.
Her funeral was held July 5 with a small procession that followed the wake and service.
“It was truly heartwarming to see the support from all agencies from the surrounding Baton Rouge area to pay their respects to Kymber and it was a reflection to what type of person she was and what she meant to everyone,” said Acadian Ambulance’s Porter Taylor, Director of Operations.
Nezat was driving the ambulance when it crashed into a Coca-Cola truck on Morganza Highway near Deaton Lane southeast of Morganza near Labarre. She died at the scene.
Nezat, an emergency medical responder, was seven weeks pregnant with her first child. The baby did not survive.
Her partner, Hunter Fruge was in the back of the ambulance with his patient Albert Bordelon. The patient did not survive the crash. Fruge was airlifted to a hospital where he recuperated from surgery in the ICU before being discharged to rehab.
The Coca-Cola driver was also airlifted to a hospital and has since been discharged.