Livingston Parish Sheriff's investigate fatal crash

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Livingston Parish Sheriff's say one man is dead after an early morning single vehicle crash.  The crash happened just after 1:00 am Saturday morning on Burgess Road.

An investigation revealed that the 57-yr-old driver struck a utility pole, he was pronounced dead at the scene.  There was also a 29-yr-old passenger, he declined treatment by medical personnel.

DEMCO was called out to make repairs to the utility pole, which shut down traffic on Burgess until just after 11:00 am.  The northbound lane is now open, the southbound lane is expected to open shortly.

The crash is still under investigation, we will have more information as it becomes available.

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