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.