Geismar man killed in crash early Wednesday morning
PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police say a Geismar man was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning.
The wreck happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 73 in Ascension Parish. Accident investigators say Cody Viator, 27, was killed after his car ran into a ditch, hit a culvert and began to flip.
Viator wasn't wearing his seatbelt. State Police don't know if impairment was a factor and are waiting for the results of a toxicology sample.