Mar 1, 2014 2:18 PM by katc
A Franklinton man is dead after an early morning crash on LA 38 in Washington Parish. Troopers say 54 year old Roderick Mabon was driving westboung on LA 38 east of Old Columbia Road around 12:45 a.m. when he veered right, traveled off of the roadway, entered a ditch, and struck a tree.
Trooopers say Mabon was not wearing a seatbelt and received fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.