UPDATE: Plain Dealing man dies in crash on Dorcheat Road

Update:

By Bonnie Culverhouse

A one-vehicle crash has claimed the life of 27-year-old Joshua Montgomery, of Plain Dealing.

Louisiana State Police Troop G said the accident happened around 1:40 p.m. Sunday on Dorcheat Road , in the 1000 block, south of Allen Drive.

The initial investigation revealed that a 2008 Pontiac G6, driven by 24-year-old Darien Moore, of Minden, was traveling southbound on Dorcheat Road. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle traveled off the road, collided with a utility pole, and then a tree.

Neither man was wearing a seat belt. Moore was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Montgomery was pronounced dead at the scene.

Impairment is not suspected, but routine toxicology samples were taken and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

Original:

A one-vehicle crash has claimed the life of one person and sent another to the hospital.

Sheriff Jason Parker said the accident happened around 1:40 p.m. Sunday on Dorcheat Road in Minden.

“One is deceased and the other has serious injuries and was transported to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport by Life Air,” Parker said.

The sheriff went on to say he does not have the identities of those involved at this time.

Louisiana State Police Troop G is investigating, and more information should be available shortly.


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