Minden man dies in crash after running into a tree
POSTED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 11:04am
Webster Parish, La — A man has died after a fatal crash in Webster Parish.
On June 18, at 8:02 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 518 east of U.S. Highway 79.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Joshua Shine, 18, of Minden, was traveling east on Louisiana Highway 518 at a high rate of speed when it drove off the road and struck a tree.
Shine was properly restrained; however, he suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Webster Parish Coroner’s Office.
Alcohol use is not suspected. A routine toxicology sample was obtained from Shine and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.