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Houston man died follwing single vehcle crash

Posted at 7:59 AM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 08:59:12-05

A Houston man has died following a single vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish.

The Crash happened shortly after 2:00 am on December 16 on LA 347 near Doyle Melancon Rd. A spokesman with State Police says the vehicle 28-year-old Joseph Terral of Houston, TX was driving left the roadway, hit a concrete culvert, entered a ditch, and then struck a tree.

Troopers say Terral was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died. The crash remains under investigation.