Man dies when pickup hits culvert, overturns, ejects him

Authorities have identified the driver as a Bossier Parish man

Man dies when pickup hits culvert, overturns, ejects him
[File photo illustration] (Source: Jamal Smalls)

BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) — The man who died when a pickup crashed shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday has been identified as a Bossier Parish resident.

Killed in the accident on Winfield Road at Little League Lane was 56-year-old Alton Ross, according to Louisiana State Police.

Preliminary investigation shows the Princeton resident was driving a 1990 Chevrolet Silverado east on Winfield Road when the truck left the road, struck a culvert and overturned, authorities say.

Ross, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and later was pronounced dead at a hospital, Trooper Brent Hardy said.

A toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis.

Louisiana State Police Troop G has investigated 21 fatal crashes resulting in 23 deaths this year.

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