OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Early this morning, around 8:30 a.m., the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on Finks Hideaway Road in Monroe.

The investigation shows that the vehicle crashed into a deep ditch near the intersection of Old Sterlington Road. 

The driver, Freddie Cascio, later passed away while undergoing treatment for his injuries at the hospital.