UPDATE: Unrestrained driver killed in single vehicle crash, impairment suspected

UPDATE: Unrestrained driver killed in single vehicle crash, impairment suspected

POSTED: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 4:41pm

UPDATED: Monday, December 12, 2011 - 10:13am

UPDATE: Troopers have identified the deceased driver as Douglas Corona, 45, of Loranger, LA.

ORIGINAL STORY: The crash happened around 2:00 Saturday morning near LA-43 and LA-1064 in Livingston Parish. A preliminary investigation has revealed that a pickup truck ran off the roadway, struck a utility pole. It then rolled several times. The unrestrained driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not yet been released. Troopers do suspect that drugs and alcohol played a role in the crash.

NBC33 News will keep you updated on this story as more information becomes available.

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