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Driver dies after vehicle hits culvert

ROBERT, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana State Police said a man died after his vehicle went off the road and hit a culvert late Tuesday night.

The victim was identified as Bobby Creekmore Jr., 44, of Robert.

Troopers reported the crash happened on US 190 near the Walmart Distribution Center in Robert around 11:30 p.m.

Master Trooper Greg Marchand with Troop L said the initial investigation into the wreck showed Creekmore was headed eastbound on US 190 in a 1991 Ford.

He added it has not been determined what caused the vehicle to veer off the road, into a ditch and hit a culvert. According to Marchand, Creekmore was not buckled up and suffered serious injuries.

The report stated Creekmore was taken to North Oaks Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Marchand also said impairment is not suspected in the accident, but per protocol for all deadly crashes on Louisiana highways, a sample of his blood was sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.

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