Franklinton man killed in single vehicle crash

FRANKLINTON, LA (WAFB) - State Police say a Franklinton resident was killed in a single vehicle crash Friday afternoon.  The crash happened on LA 10 in Washington Parish just before 5:00 pm.

Michael Meredith, 53, was traveling eastbound on LA 10 when for unknown reasons his pickup truck went off the road to the right, causing him to overcorrect to the left and overturn his vehicle. Meredith was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected from the truck.  He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash, toxicology results are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

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