Deputies: Driver dies after truck hits tree

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Posted: Feb 13, 2012 10:06 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Feb 13, 2012 10:34 AM
Source: Iberville Parish SO

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Topics: deadly, head, on, crash, rosedale, tree, one, person, iberville, brakes

ROSEDALE - One person died after driving their pickup head-on into a tree Monday morning, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office.

The wreck happened on Highway 77 outside of Rosedale. Investigators said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

People who lived near the wreck said they heard the impact, but no sounds that the driver tried to stop. Investigators also said they didn't find physical signs the driver tried to stop the vehicle.

State Police and sheriff's investigators are continuing to look into the crash. A blood sample from the driver will be sent to the state crime lab to find out if they were impaired.

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