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LSP: Unrestrained driver killed in Evangeline Parish crash

2 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Sunday, June 25 2017 Jun 25, 2017 June 25, 2017 7:56 PM June 25, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

EVANGELINE PARISH - Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one person dead early Sunday morning.

According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred just after midnight on Harrison Road near LA 29.

Police say 36-year-old Jacob McDaniel of Boyce was traveling in his 2000 Ford F-150 when it ran off the right side of the roadway and crashed into a tree.

McDaniel was not wearing a seat belt and suffered fatal injuries in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Evangeline Parish Coroner's Office.

It is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash. Toxicology samples were taken from McDaniel and sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.

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