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.