The following is a Press Release from the Louisiana State Police:
On November 28th, the Louisiana State Police Troop I was notified that a Sulphur man died as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash on November 24th.
According to investigating troopers, on November 24, 2011, at 4:35 p.m., a 2005 Cougar all-terrain vehicle (ATV) driven by 23-year-old Adam Burgin of Sulphur, LA, was traveling north on LA 1109 north of LA 98. For unknown reasons, Burgin ran off the left side of the road and entered a ditch. After entering the ditch, Burgin was ejected from the vehicle.
Burgin was transported to Lafayette General Hospital with severe injuries. At 1:30 p.m. yesterday, Burgin succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced dead by a physician at Lafayette General. Routine toxicology samples have been submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.