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Early morning pick-up truck crash kills one in Iberville parish

IBERVILLE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - A fatal crash involving a pick-up truck in Iberville Parish claimed the life of a Donaldsonville man early Saturday morning.

According to authorities, shortly before 3 a.m. on September 15, Louisiana State Police troopers began investigating a single vehicle fatality crash on LA 75 south of LA 3066 in Iberville Parish which claimed the life of 35-year-old Randy Edwards of Donaldsonville.

The investigation revealed to officials that the crash occurred as Edwards was traveling southbound on LA 74 in a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado when he entered a left hand curve too fast causing him to lose control. Edwards’ vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole causing the truck to overturn after impact, causing him to be ejected. 

Edwards was not restrained at the time of the crash and sustained fatal injuries and pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberville Parish Coroner’s Office.

Impairment is suspected to be a factor and a toxicology sample was taken from Edwards for analysis.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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