Unrestrained driver killed in Washington parish crash

Unrestrained driver killed in Washington parish crash

Unrestrained driver killed in Washington parish crash

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by WWLTV

wwltv.com

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Updated Saturday, Sep 14 at 1:24 AM

Franklinton, La. -- State troopers are currently investigating a one vehicle crash just outside of Franklinton city limits, leaving one person dead early Friday evening.

Just before 5:00 p.m. Friday, state troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on LA 10 in Washington parish. Investigators say that the driver of a 1995 Ford pickup truck was traveling east on LA 10 when the truck went off the right side of the road.

The driver overcorrected causing the truck to overturn. Troopers say the driver was not wearing his seatbelt, and as a result was partially ejected from the vehicle.

The unrestrained driver suffered fatal injuries, and was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver's identity is being witheld pending notification of family members.

At this time, police do not suspect impairment as a factor in the crash until routine toxicology tests are performed. 

 

 

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