ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) – An Iota man died in an traffic crash Saturday on Louisiana Highway 91 near Heith Lane in Acadia Parish.

According to State Police, the crash took the life of 49-year-old Chad Joseph Chesterman.

Trooper Thomas Gossen said the victim failed to negotiate a curve, his vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a ditch then several small trees.

On impact, police say, Chesterman was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Gossen said he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash which remains under investigation.