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Man dies, child survives in LA-169 crash

A Waskom man driving a pick-up truck died in a crash on Hwy. 169 this evening, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.


The crash was reported just before 8 p.m. on Hwy. 169 South just south of Devers Road. Lt. Ondray Miles said the driver was driving southbound when he ran off the road to the lefthand side, hit a tree, and landed on a ditch on Hwy. 169 North. 


Lt. Miles said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was transported to Ocshner LSU Health where he died. A three-year-old child who was also in the vehicle did not appear to be harmed. 


Identifications of those involved will be released by the Caddo Parish Coroner. 

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