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Driver killed in single car crash in Pointe Coupee Parish

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Posted: Dec 16, 2011 2:58 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Driver, Killed, Car, Crash, Pointe, Coupee, Parish

LAKELAND, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Pointe Coupee Parish that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man.

The crash occurred on La. Highway 413 north of U.S. 190 at 4:00 a.m. Friday.

Troopers say Dylan Juge of Glynn was driving a pickup north on Highway 413 near Alma Plantation when he ran off the roadway, the truck struck a driveway embankment, vaulted, and landed on its roof in the ditch.

Juge was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pointe Coupee Parish Coroner's Office.

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