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Mar 30, 2013 6:03 PM by katc

Lake Charles Man Dies in Crash

A Lake Charles man is dead after a crash Friday night. Police say Friday night at approximately 11:11pm, a 2000 dodge Durango was involved in a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Opelousas St. and Orrin St. Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling west on Opelousas St when the driver lost control for an unknown reason. The vehicle left the roadway impacting a utility pole, then continued west into a vacant lot. At that point the vehicle began to roll over, ejecting the driver.

The driver was identified as Mr. Cedric Prier of Lake Charles La. Mr. Prier was the only occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is still ongoing at this time, pending Coroners office examination and toxicology results.

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