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Police: Bogalusa man killed in crash after deer runs into roadway

3 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, July 02 2020 Jul 2, 2020 July 02, 2020 9:38 AM July 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BOGALUSA – Louisiana State Police say a Wednesday night crash resulted in the death of a Bogalusa man.

According to police, John Helton was headed eastbound on LA 60, west of LA 1072, when a deer ran into the road, causing him to crash into the deer and then swerve off-road into a ditch where his vehicle began to overturn.

Police say Helton wasn't wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and he was pronounced dead on scene by the Washington Parish Coroner's office. 

Helton was 55 years old. 

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