Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a crash early this morning that resulted in one dead on US Hwy 90 near Delmar Avenue.

The crash took the life of 29-year-old Josue Lorenzo Sanchez of Morgan City.

During the initial investigation, the State Police revealed that the crash occurred after the Nissan driven by Sanchez struck the back of a tractor-trailer.

Despite being properly restrained Sanchez suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office.

Impairment on his part is unknown at this time, but a toxicology sample was taken from him to be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab Criss.

The other driver that was hit was uninjured in the crash.

The crash still remains under investigation.

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