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Many, LA man killed in crash

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SABINE PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

A man is dead following a crash in Sabine Parish Sunday morning.

The Louisiana State Police say it happened just after midnight on LA Hwy. 6 west of LA Hwy. 476.

The crash involved a 2003 Pontiac Montana, driven by 74-year-old Rebecca W. Stephenson of Many, LA. 

The Pontiac was eastbound on LA Hwy 6 when Stephenson lost control and exited the right side of the road before colliding with a driveway embankment. After it hit the embankment, the van rolled over.

The passenger was identified as 73-year-old Vernon L. Stephenson. Police say the pair gave a detailed account on the scene of what happened, before being taken to University Health in Shreveport for treatment.

The driver had moderate injuries, but the passenger was pronounced dead later Sunday afternoon.

Neither the driver nor passenger was wearing a seatbelt, according to police.

Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

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