1 dead in accident in Sulphur - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

1 dead in accident in Sulphur

Sulphur, LA (KPLC) - One person is dead following a vehicle accident in Sulphur.

It happened near the DeQuincy/Beglis Parkway exit around 11 p.m. Thursday, Sulphur Police said. Sulphur Police spokesman Mel Estess said a single vehicle went off the road for an unknown reason and flipped over.

The passenger, 19-year-old Caden Socha of Lake Charles died in the accident. The driver, 19-year-old Ross Cunningham of Lake Charles was treated and released from the hospital.

Officers said Cunningham may have fallen asleep at the wheel, but the investigation continues.

Standard toxicology tests will be performed.

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