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Port Barre man killed in ATV crash

ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA (WAFB) - An ATV crash has taken the life of a Port Barre resident, according to State Police.  The crash happened in St. Landry Parish on US 190 near Bayou Road, just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.

Investigators say Lance Lomas, 28, was traveling westbound on the shoulder of US 190, when for unknown reasons he began to veer to the right.  He then crossed a driveway, drove into a ditch and began to flip. Lomas was ejected from the ATV, he was not wearing a helmet and suffered critical injuries.  He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash.  Toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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