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Police suspect intoxication in car crash that killed one man, injured two juveniles

3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago Saturday, May 22 2021 May 22, 2021 May 22, 2021 4:36 PM May 22, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

RAPIDES PARISH - Police believe intoxication was a factor in a Saturday morning car crash that killed one man and left two juveniles injured.

Christian Williams, a 22-year-old Leesville resident, was fatally injured in the accident, which occurred just before 6:30 a.m. on Louisiana Highway 121 near Louisiana Highway 463.

Williams was traveling southbound when he swerved off of the highway, ramming into a tree. He wasn't wearing a seatbelt at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Louisiana State Police news release.

His two juvenile passengers were moderately injured in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation and a toxicology sample from the scene has been submitted for analysis.

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