Louisiana State Police Troopers are reporting a crash that occurred around 7:00 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, on LA Hwy 28 West, at Walnut Hill Road.

A 2006 Ford pickup, driven by Timothy C. Pershing, 60 was eastbound on LA Hwy 28 West when Pershing lost control and exited the right side of the roadway. The truck then struck a driveway embankment before overturning and colliding with a tree.

Pershing was wearing a seat belt, but was pronounced dead.

Routine toxicology tests are pending.  The crash remains under investigation.


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