Maurice resident killed in St. Landry Parish crash
ST. LANDRY PARISH - Louisiana State Police report that a 45-year-old man lost his life on Thursday, as the result of a crash on LA Hwy 10 in St. Landry Parish.
According to police, Daniel Scott Palmer, a resident of Maurice, was driving a 1999 Lexus L47 SUV westbound on LA 10 when he failed to negotiate a left curve and the Lexus swerved off-road, hitting the embankment of a small canal.
Palmer was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, police say.
He was rushed to a local hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. According to state police, impairment is unknown and standard toxicology samples were obtained for analysis.
The tragic crash remains under investigation.
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