57-year-old man killed after car rear-ends tractor, police say
HOLDEN, La. (WAFB/Gray News) - A man in Louisiana was killed in a crash involving a farm tractor on Sunday, according to officials.
Troopers with the Louisiana State Police said the crash happened before 8 p.m. in Livingston Parish.
Authorities said the man who died was 57-year-old Tracy Gauthier.
At the time of the crash, Gauthier was headed north on LA 441 on a tractor, police said. A Chevrolet Malibu was traveling behind the tractor when it crashed into it from behind.
Gauthier was not restrained and was thrown from the tractor. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.
The driver of the Malibu was wearing a seatbelt when the crash happened. The driver was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries, troopers said.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the crash.
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