Three dead in Cut Off crash

CUT OFF - Three people were ejected from a Ford F-150 pickup and died after a single-car crash in Cut Off early Tuesday, according to Louisiana State Police.

The incident occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. on LA 1 near West 57th Street.

State Police said an investigation showed that the 2012 Ford F-150 was traveling south on LA 1 at a high rate of speed when it went off the roadway to the right, struck a concrete driveway and rolled several times before striking a tree. Police said that none of the occupants were in seatbelts and all were ejected and suffered fatal injuries.

The deceased were identified as: 23-year-old Tyler Budd of Ormond, Fl., 34 -year-old Nordell Willis of Jacksonville, Fl., and 30 year old Marjorie Oldbear of Cut Off, La.

Troopers said they are still investigating to determine who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash. State Police said evidence of alcohol involvement was located at the scene and toxicology reports are pending on each individual. This crash remains under investigation.

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