Impairment suspected in Tangipahoa Parish deadly crash

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Posted: Nov 4, 2011 2:49 PM
Source: Louisiana State Police

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Topics: Impairment, Suspected, Tangipahoa, Deadly, Crash

Tangipahoa Parish, LA- One man is dead after being involved in single vehicle crash in Tangipahoa Parish.

It happened shortly after 7:00 a.m. Friday morning on Interstate 55, just north of Independence exit.

Troopers say 21 year-old Letcher Winston, of Amite, was headed north on I-55, when he ran off the median, overturned and hit a tree.

Winston, who was not wearing his seatbelt, was ejected and died at the scene.

Drug impairment is suspected in the crash.

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