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