73-year-old Gonzales man dies in West Feliciana Parish crash - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

73-year-old Gonzales man dies in West Feliciana Parish crash

ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Just after 2 p.m. Tuesday, Louisiana State Police began investigating a two-vehicle crash that took the life of 73-year-old Feliz Lipoma of Gonzales, LA.

Lipoma pulled out of a private drive to travel north on US Hwy 61 in St. Francisville and crashed into a man driving a 1979 Peterbilt tractor-trailer northbound on US Hwy. 61.

Lipoma's pickup struck the rear wheels of the trailer, causing the pickup to overturn several times.

Lipoma was wearing his seatbelt. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was properly restrained and was uninjured in the crash.

Impairment is not considered to have been a factor in the crash on the part of either driver.

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