Beauregard Parish – UPDATE: The driver involved in the single-vehicle fatal crash this morning is identified as 52-year-old John J. Mueller of Grand Prairie Texas.
ORIGINAL: Shortly before 8:45 a.m. on April 28, 2019, Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 110 in Beauregard Parish about 4 miles south of Merryville.
The crash claimed the life of a Texas resident.
The initial investigation revealed the driver was traveling west on LA Hwy 110 in a 2017 Dodge Journey SUV. The driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right side of the roadway, and into a ditch. The Dodge Journey SUV then struck a culvert and rolled over several times before coming to rest on its side.
The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Beauregard Parish Coroner’s Office.
A toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis. The identity of the deceased will be released upon notification of next of kin. The crash remains under investigation.