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Denham Springs man killed in single-vehicle crash

5 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Sunday, June 23 2019 Jun 23, 2019 June 23, 2019 9:23 PM June 23, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

DENHAM SPRINGS- Louisiana State Police are investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Old River Road.

The wreck happened Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. on Old River Road south of Magnolia Beach Road taking the life of 48-year-old Chris Buchholtz.

Police state the crash happened as Buchholtz was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on LA Hwy 1028. For an unclear reason, the Chevrolet ran off the roadway to the right. Shortly after, the Chevrolet re-entered the northbound lane of travel on LA Hwy 1028 and proceeded to travel off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle then crashed in a ditch and overturned.

Buchholtz was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Police say impairment is suspected. A toxicology sample has been submitted for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.

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