UPDATE: Mississippi driver dies in La. Hwy 429 crash, State Police say
St. Amant - Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single vehicle crash on LA 429 east of LA 431 in Ascension Parish that occurred on Sunday around 10 p.m.
State Police report the crash took the life of 21-year-old Tyler Talbert of Toomsuba, MS.
According to State Police, Talbert was traveling westbound on LA 429 in a pickup truck and for unknown reasons, ran off the right side of the roadway after a left hand curve.
Talbert’s truck stuck a utility pole and overturned.
Talbert was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the truck. He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Coroner’s office.
Talbert’s passenger was not wearing a seat belt and received moderate injuries from the crash, according to State Police.
Police say it is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash and a toxicology sample will be taken from Talbert for analysis.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Pay raises for police and other city-parish employees approved by Metro Council
Police warning women of pervert around LSU lakes
Bad behavior surrounding drug store dumpster, neighbor's property tainted
After WBRZ report on teacher's child porn arrest, school system admits employee...
After 2-year-old's overdose death, family plans to sue state over DCFS failure