ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Officials with Louisiana State Police say one person is dead after a wreck on I-10 E.
LSP has identified the victim as Quincy Clark Jr., 19, of St. Rose.
The wreck happened just after 12 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27 on I-10 E near mile marker 185, which is between the LA 22 and Hwy. 61 exits. The wreck involved only one vehicle and remains under investigation.
LSP says the crash happened as Clark was driving in the left lane on I-10 E in a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria. For reasons still under investigation, Clark lost control of the car and ran off the right side of the road, striking a tree. The vehicle became engulfed in fire while Clark was still inside.
Clark was pronounced dead on the scene. It’s unknown if impairment was a factor in the wreck.