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LSP identify victim of I-10 fatal crash

3 years 1 month 2 weeks ago May 09, 2014 May 9, 2014 Friday, May 09 2014 May 09, 2014 2:34 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

GROSSE TETE - State police identified a man killed in a single-vehicle wreck Friday morning on I-10 in Iberville Parish.

Authorities said Michael R. Flournoy, 58, died in the wreck on I-10 East near Grosse Tete. Troopers said Flournoy lost control of his truck, ran off the road and hit a tree on the driver's side.

Investigators said Flournoy was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. They said even though it was raining when he ran off the road, investigators don't know if bad weather was a factor in the crash.

Alcohol is not suspected as a cause of the wreck, but toxicology samples from Flournoy have been sent to the LSP Crime Lab according to investigators.


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