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Lake Charles man killed in head-on crash on LA 171; Impairment suspected

6 years 1 month 1 week ago Saturday, April 22 2017 Apr 22, 2017 April 22, 2017 2:39 PM April 22, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

CALCASIEU PARISH - A Lake Charles man was killed in a head-on collision on LA 171 Friday night. 

According to Louisiana State Police, 61-year-old Carl Bryant was driving his 1992 Toyota Tercel on the wrong side of the highway when he crashed head-on into another vehicle around 10:10 p.m.

Bryant was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries and transported to a hospital for treatment.

Police say they suspect Bryant was impaired at the time of the crash. Toxicology tests are pending.

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