Fatal car crash in East Feliciana Parish claims one life
JACKSON - Troopers are investigating a fatal car crash that happened Saturday afternoon.
According to Louisiana State Police, around 1 p.m. authorities responded to US Hwy 61 in reference to a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of 55-year-old Benjamin Young of Greensburg.
The incident occurred on n US Hwy 61 south of LA Hwy 68 in East Feliciana Parish.
Officials discovered that when Young was traveling southbound on US Hwy 61 in a 2013 Ford F-350 he ran off the road and struck a tree. Striking the tree caused the vehicle to overturn and enter a ravine.
Young was pronounced dead on the scene.
Impairment is unknown at this time, but a toxicology sample was taken from Young for testing.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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