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One dead after fatal accident near Donaldsonville

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Posted: May 7, 2010 5:50 PM by Anna Brown
Updated: May 7, 2010 10:18 PM
Source: Louisiana State Police

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Topics: car accident, 18-wheeler, Donaldsonville, LA 70, Louisiana State Police

Update: A man is dead after his car struck the back of an 18-wheeler outside of Donaldsonville.

Louisiana State Police say the 20-year-old Ryan D. Johnson was killed after his car drifted into the opposite lane on LA 70, south of LA 3127 in Ascension Parish. The 1999 Chevrolet Prism hit the back wheels of an 18-wheeler and flipped. Police say the man was not wearing a seat belt. He was killed upon impact.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured. No charges are expected to be filed as a result of the crash.

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