Iota man killed in 2 vehicle accident

IOTA, LA (KPLC) - State Police Troop I worked a 2 vehicle accident on highway 3067 in Iota that took one man's life.

Investigators say around 7:30 this morning 79-year-old Rodney Lejeune was traveling on an all-terrain vehicle. A woman traveling behind Lejeune apparently failed to observe his vehicle and struck him from behind.

Lejeune was ejected from his vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Toxicology samples were taken from both drivers and sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.

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