One man dead after fatal crash in Pointe Coupee Parish
LIVONIA- Louisiana State Police say a man is dead after a single car wreck in Pointe Coupee Parish Sunday morning.
The fatal wreck took the life of 55-year-old James Pizzolato. It happened a little before 10 a.m on LA 77 north of US 190.
Investigators say Pizzolato was driving northbound on LA 77 in a 2003 Buick LeSabre when he lost control of his car in a curve. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road hitting a cement block causing it to overturn.
Pizzolato was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police do not know if Pizzolato had been drinking before the crash, they are waiting on a toxicology report.
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