LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY)– An unidentified driver died following a single-vehicle crash on La. 384 just south of A. Granger Road in Calcasieu Parish Sunday, according to Louisiana State Police.
According to police, the driver of a 2008 Nissan Maxima was driving south on La. 384 and, for reasons currently undetermined, traveled off the left side of the roadway.
After exiting the roadway, the Nissan went through a ditch and struck a large utility pole. State Police said the Nissan became engulfed in flames as a result of the crash.
The unidentified driver was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities. The identification process for the driver is underway, and a toxicology sample was obtained.
This is an ongoing investigation, and more details will be shared when made available.