(CRESTON)-Early this morning at approximately 2:41am, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #2 responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a vehicle fire on La. Hwy 9 near Creston according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies and NPFD #2 arrived on scene discovering a single-vehicle crash involving a fatality.
Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office at the request of Natchitoches Parish Fire District#2 were notified and responded to the scene.
One person was pronounced dead on the scene by Natchitoches Parish Deputy Asst. Coroner Steven Clanton.
Autopsy and toxicology results are pending.
The identity of the person has not been released at this time pending notification of next of kin.
The crash is being investigated by Troopers assigned to LSP Troop-E Alexandria.
Any additional information related to the crash and identity of the victim will be released by the Louisiana State Police.
On behalf of the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, we extend our sympathy to the family of the victim.