Man dies after truck hits dirt mound, becomes airborne

Man dies after truck hits dirt mound, becomes airborne

IBERVILLE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A 79-year-old man died after crashing his vehicle in Iberville Parish, officials say.

According to the Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9. Investigators say Sterling Cedotal, of White Castle, was driving westbound on LA 69 when his vehicle went off the road and hit a dirt mound.

Cedotal's truck became airborne after hitting the dirt mound and landed upright in a field.

Troopers say Cedotal was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was seriously injured. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Investigators do not believe impairment was a factor.

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