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Livingston Parish man killed in early morning crash on US 51

5 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, April 30 2019 Apr 30, 2019 April 30, 2019 10:37 AM April 30, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

INDEPENDENCE - A man from Livingston Parish was killed Tuesday morning after his vehicle ran off a highway in Tangipahoa Parish.

According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened around 3 a.m. on US 51 north of LA 40. Michael "Dwight" Hoyt, 27, was killed in the crash.

Police said Hoyt was driving his vehicle southbound on the highway when it drove into a ditch, struck a culvert and flipped multiple times. Hoyt was not wearing a seatbelt at the time and sustained fatal injuries.

Police are still investigating the crash, but say impairment did not immediately appear to be a factor.

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