Holden man killed in single-car crash

Published: Aug. 29, 2013 at 12:21 AM CDT
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GREENSBURG, LA (WAFB) - State Police say alcohol is believed to be a factor in a deadly single-car crash in St. Helena Parish.

According to reports, Thomas Rowland, 22, was driving on LA 37 near LA 449 when his tires ran off the road in a curve, overcorrected and ran off the road and hit a culvert.

Rowland was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was ejected from his vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators say alcohol use is suspected.  A toxicology analysis is being performed at the State Police Crime Lab.

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