Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F began investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 152, south of Louisiana Highway 2 on Aug. 7, after 4 p.m..
The crash took the life of a Dubach man.
The initial investigation revealed a 2002 Dodge Ram pickup, driven by 69-year-old Danny Murphy, was traveling west on Louisiana Highway 152. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle exited the highway and struck a concrete culvert. Murphy, who was not restrained, was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
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In 2019, Troop F has investigated 26 fatal crashes resulting in 31 deaths.