Local man dies after Chevrolet Silverado hits tree on Greenwell Springs Rd.


PRIDE, La. (BRPROUD) – Landon Spears, 43, of Baker was killed after hitting a tree located off of Greenwell Springs Rd.

The deadly crash took place around 9:30 p.m. just north of Liberty Rd. on Saturday night.

Spears was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado at the time of the crash.

“For reasons still under investigation, the Chevrolet exited the roadway to the right and struck a tree bordering the roadway,” according to the Louisiana State Police.

Spears was not wearing a seat belt when the deadly crash took place.

The 43-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe that impairment played a part in this crash and are awaiting toxicology results from the Baker man.

The investigation into this deadly crash remains ongoing.

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