Man dies in St. John the Baptist Parish crash

Man dies in St. John the Baptist Parish crash

Man dies in St. John the Baptist Parish crash

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Posted on April 21, 2013 at 11:38 AM

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ST. JOHN, La. -- A man died in an accident Sunday morning on Airline Highway in St. John the Baptist Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.

The accident happened after midnight on Airline Highway south near LA 54. Cleveland Parquette, 27, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Louisiana State Police say Parquette hit the rear of a vehicle traveling in front of his 2002 GMC Envoy. The Envoy lost control and rolled over several times, ejecting Parquette, who wasn't wearing a seat belt, from the vehicle.

The two people in the other car, a 1994 Lincoln Towncar, received only minor injuries.

It's unknown whether speed or driver impairment was a factor in the crash. A toxicology test won't be completed until Parquette's autopsy is done.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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