State police say a St. Gabriel man has been killed in an early morning car crash. The crash happened just after 4:30 am on La Hwy 621 in Ascension Parish.
Investigators believe Ryan Mallory, 26, was driving eastbound on LA Hwy 621 when for unknown reasons he ran off the road, entered a ditch and hit a culvert. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.
It is unknown whether Mallory was impaired at the time of the crash. Toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis.