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43-year-old man killed in Pointe Coupee Parish crash

7 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Saturday, September 05 2020 Sep 5, 2020 September 05, 2020 4:53 PM September 05, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

ROUGON – Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that claimed one man's life Saturday afternoon.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troopers started an investigation on a single-vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 416 east of LA Hwy 983 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

The crash took the life of 43-year-old Brad Patin of Rougon.

Troopers discovered that the crash occurred when Patin was traveling eastbound on LA Hwy 416 in a 2000 GMC Sierra. For reasons still under investigation, the GMC exited the roadway to the right and struck a tree bordering the roadway and overturned.

According to LSP, Patin was unrestrained at the time of the crash and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A toxicology sample was obtained from Patin for testing. The investigation is ongoing.

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