Louisiana State Police investigating fatal ATV crash

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle crash in Washington Parish on Wednesday afternoon.

Clayton L. Jenkins, 67, of Angie, was killed in the crash, according to state police.

State police said Jenkins was operating a 1984 Honda ATV on private property on the side of LA 436.

For reasons still under investigation, Jenkins entered LA 436 directly in front of an eastbound 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, according to the state police report.

The report said the Traverse impacted Jenkins, causing him to be ejected off of his ATV.

Jenkins was not wearing a protective helmet and sustained fatal injuries, according to state police.

Troopers said he was pronounced dead on the scene by the Washington Parish Coroner’s Office and impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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