Acadia Parish Man Dies After Crash On Highway 97
State Police Troop I Spokesman Trooper Brooks David says one man is dead while another is in the hospital after a crash Wednesday night on Highway 97 in Acadia Parish.
David says the driver of the truck, 42-year-old Joseph Joseph II, drove off the road, the truck flipped and ended up in a ditch.
Neither Joseph nor his passenger, 34-year-old Eric Bergeaux of Basile, were buckled up.
Joseph later died at a hospital while Bergeaux is being treated for moderate injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.