Impairment suspected in crash that killed unrestrained Sarepta man

A Springhill man has been arrested by Louisiana State Police Troop G and charged with vehicular homicide, driving under suspension and careless operation of a vehicle.

Michael P. Allen, 26, was reportedly traveling on U.S. Hwy 371 near Thomasville Road when he reportedly lost consciousness. The vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled over multiple times.

Allen’s unrestrained passenger, 26-year-old Seth Poole was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Allen suffered minor injuries and was transported to Minden Medical Center.

Troop G troopers reported that Allen volunteered blood and breath tests. Based on the chemical test, Allen registered a blood alcohol content of .183g percent.

He was booked and processed into Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center.


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