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One dead in Pointe Coupee crash; LSP suspects impairment

1 year 1 month 2 weeks ago Thursday, June 01 2023 Jun 1, 2023 June 01, 2023 11:29 AM June 01, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

POINTE COUPEE PARISH - Louisiana State Police believe driver impairment contributed to a Thursday morning crash that took the life of a 64-year-old man.

John Goode, of Batchelor, died in the single-vehicle wreck, which happened on LA 417 west of LA 418.

Goode was driving a 2012 Ford F-350 truck, which left the road and struck an embankment. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

While state police said they suspect impairment, they are awaiting results of toxicology tests for confirmation and said the incident remains under investigation.

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