Gonzales man killed in vehicle crash in Pointe Coupee Parish

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Troopers from the Louisiana State Police troop investigated a single vehicle crash on US Hwy 190 east of LA Hwy 975 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as the driver, identified as 43-year-old Jeremy Slocum, was traveling westbound on US Hwy 190 in a Dodge Durango. Slocum exited the roadway to the right and traveled down an embankment, striking three trees before catching fire.

Slocum died of injuries involving the crash, and the use of a seatbelt is unknown at this time.

As part of the investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained for analysis.

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