74-year-old driver killed in single-car crash on I-12

ALBANY, LA (WAFB) - A Hammond man was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash on I-12 near Albany.

State Police say Bruce Beever, 74, was exiting I-12 West at the Albany exit when he lost control of his pickup, slid off the road to the right.  The truck then hit a ditch and overturned.

Police say Beever was partially ejected from he vehicle and say he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers do not believe alcohol factored in the crash.  However, a sample has been sent to the State Police Crime Lab for testing.

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