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Vernon man killed in single-vehicle crash

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VERNON PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A Vernon man died in a single-vehicle crash late Sunday, according to Louisiana State Police, Troop E.

Troopers said the crash happened at 11:20 p.m. on La. 1211 south of U.S. 171 and involved a 2009 Hyundai, driven by 39-year-old Brian Santana.

Troopers said the Hyundai was southbound on La. 1211 when Santana lost control and exited the right side of the roadway.

Troopers said after exiting the roadway, the vehicle hit a tree.

Santana was pronounced dead. Troopers said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Routine toxicology tests are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.

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