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Arnaudville man killed in St. Martin Parish crash

Louisiana State Police Troop I says they investigated a fatal crash Wednesday night on Hwy 341 near Armond Joseph Road in St. Martin Parish.

Troopers say the crash occurred around 6:30 pm and claimed the life of 38-year-old Ryan Shrimpf of Arnaudville.

An investigation into the crash revealed that Shrimpf was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra northbound on LA Hwy 341 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle traveled off the roadway.

After exiting the roadway, Shrimpf’s vehicle struck a culvert and overturned.

Troopers say that Shrimpf was not properly restrained at the time of the crash. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Impairment is unknown at this time but standard toxicology samples were obtained for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.



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