State Police: Denham Springs man killed after truck crashed, overturned on I-49
NATCHITOCHES PARISH - A Denham Springs man was killed after a crash on I-49 Saturday morning.
State Police said the crash happened on I-49 North, just south of Natchitoches, around 6 a.m. It claimed the life of 26-year-old Nicholas Bernard.
Troopers said Bernard was driving a pickup truck on the interstate when he traveled off the roadway and into the median. The truck then crashed into a guardrail and flipped over.
Bernard was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene, according to police. A passenger in the truck was wearing a seatbelt, and they were transported to a hospital with moderate injuries.
Troopers said a toxicology sample was taken from Bernard as part of an ongoing crash investigation.
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