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Amite resident killed in fiery crash

3 years ago April 04, 2012 Apr 4, 2012 Wednesday, April 04 2012 Wednesday, April 04, 2012 9:57:21 AM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ NEWS

AMITE - A single car crash last night on LA 1054 2 miles south of LA 16 in Tangipahoa Parish claimed the life of the driver. Louisiana State Police identified the driver as 25-year-old Michael Jones, Jr of Amite. State police said Jones was traveling north on LA 1054 when he failed to maneuver a curve, overcorrected and then slammed into a tree. His car burst into flames. Troopers are investigating whether the driver had been drinking before the accident. A blood sample from Jones has been sent for analysis to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab.

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