Single-vehicle crash on I-10 in Ascension leaves one dead
ASCENSION PARISH- A single-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday morning in Sorrento has claimed the life of one man.
According to the Louisiana State Police, 21-year-old Emilio J. De Los Santos of Edinburg, Texas was traveling eastbound on I-10 near LA 22 around 6 o'clock Saturday morning. For reasons unknown, De Los Santos' 1999 Toyota Solara ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Officials say De Los Santos was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries.
No other vehicles were involved.
Routine toxicology samples were taken for analysis, and the crash remains under investigation.