1 dead after early morning crash on I-10 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

1 dead after early morning crash on I-10

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

One person died after a crash on I-10 westbound on the Calcasieu Bridge.

According to LCPD, on Wednesday morning Steven Clophus of Lake Charles was driving on I-10 westbound in the inside lane. Clophus changed lanes and struck an 18-wheeler.

Clophus died from his injuries.

The driver of the 18-wheeler Hector Nunez and passenger David Nunez from Houston, TX were not injured.

Hector's toxicology test is pending. LCPD said alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.  

All lanes are now open on I-10 westbound.

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