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Authorities respond to fatal crash in Leesville

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LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) -

One person died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Leesville, authorities said.

The Leesville Police Department said the vehicle caught fire after crashing into an unoccupied home on Thompson Street. The driver died at the scene.

"The driver lost control and the vehicle traveled through a fence and into the unoccupied residence," authorities said Monday in a news release. "The vehicle and the residence were then engulfed in flames."

Authorities did not release the name of the driver but said toxicology tests are pending.

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