There was a single vehicle crash on US Highway 167 south of Ville Platte that claimed the life of one Opelousas man. According to officials, 30 year old, Eddie Ray Williams, was driving south on LA Highway 167. For unknown reasons, Williams drove off the right side of the road and struck an embankment and a tree. Williams was not restrained and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead by the Evangeline Parish Coroner. The crash is under investigation.