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Texas man dies in single-car crash

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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatality.

Robert Kelly, 30, of Texas, died in the 3 a.m. crash on Southpark Drive in Lake Charles, deputies say. 

The truck Kelly was driving was traveling south, left the road and struck a tree, deputies said. Kelly wasn't wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said.

The investigation is ongoing, but deputies say speed may be a factor. As is mandated by law, a toxicology report was ordered on Kelly, deputies said.

CPSO Sgt. Bryan Guth is the lead investigator on this fatality. 

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