IOWA, LA (KPLC) - CPSO is investigating a fatal one-vehicle crash in Iowa involving a CPSO deputy.
CPSO says 26-year-old Jacob Piazza of Iowa was thrown out of his truck after striking some trees while driving on Sidney Leger Rd. at around 8 p.m. Saturday evening.
Piazza was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The CPSO press release says Piazza's truck left the roadway and fell into a ditch on the north side of the road, striking an embankment, which CPSO says was covering a cement culvert.
CPSO says speed appears to be the cause of the accident.
Piazza was a deputy with the CPSO and worked in the corrections division for over 3 years. Piazza was off duty at the time of the accident.
CPSO Sgt. Chris Ramos is the lead investigator of this accident.