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.