27-year-old dies in single car accident
POSTED: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 3:39pm
UPDATED: Monday, September 5, 2011 - 2:50pm
POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (NBC33) — A 27-year old man died in the early morning due to an accident. Troopers believe the man was impaired at the time of the crash.
Andrew Mixon of Ventress was driving in Pointe Coupee Parish last night at about 2:30 in the morning. For some reason he lost control of the vehicle while moving into a curve. That’s when he ran off the road and struck two trees. Mixon was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, died at the scene of the accident due to his injuries.
Troopers believe Mixon was impaired at the time of the accident. A sample of his blood has been submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for chemical analysis.