Central man killed in early morning crash

CENTRAL, LA (WAFB) - State Troopers say a Central man was killed early Saturday morning in a single vehicle crash.  The crash happened just after 2:15 am on La Hwy 37 just south of Morgan Road.

Investigators say Tyler Carter, 23, was driving south on La Hwy 37 when for unknown reasons he crossed the centerline, exited the roadway and hit a utility pole.  Carter was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was ejected from his vehicle.  He sustained fatal injuries.

It is unknown whether Carter was impaired at the time of the crash.  Toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis.

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