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Sulphur man dies following single vehicle crash in Calcasieu Parish

Posted at 3:16 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 16:16:32-04

A Sulphur man is dead following a single vehicle crash Friday on Thompson Road.

On Friday, May 31, 2019, at around noon, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident near the intersection of Thompson Road and Vassar Lane in Sulphur.

An investigation revealed a truck driven by 75-year-old Donald L. Young of Sulphur, was traveling north on Thompson Road when it crossed the center line for an unknown reason and exited the roadway, at which time the truck rolled several times.  Young, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was ejected from the truck.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and the investigation is still continuing.