20-year-old Amite man killed in 2-vehicle crash

20-year-old Amite man killed in 2-vehicle crash
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:09am

A 20-year-old man from Amite, Kyle A. Rigdon, was killed Wednesday morning around 8:00 a.m. on US Highway 51 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Louisiana State Police say the accident happened as Rigdon was driving a truck southbound on US Highway 51. Meanwhile, 19-year-old Adrian J. Seiber, of Amite, was driving a truck northbound on the same road.

Rigdon tried making a U-turn to travel north on Hwy 51, when Seiber’s truck hit Rigdon’s on the passenger side. As a result of the impact, Rigdon’s truck was forced off the roadway.

Rigdon suffered fatal injuries in this crash. Seiber suffered minor to moderate injuries.

A one-year-old passenger in Seiber’s vehicle was not properly restrained and was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor, but toxicology samples were taken from both drivers.

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