21-year-old Garrett Allen Deshotel of Branch and 22-year-old Trey Steven Deslatte (aka Trey Lane Hebert) of Church Point are dead after their car ran off the side of Louisiana Highway 35 near Mandy Road in St. Landry Parish.

Louisiana State Police spokesman Trooper Thomas Gossen says the crash happened shortly after 4:30 a.m. on January 1st. He says both men were unrestrained. Deslatte was ejected from the vehicle and died at the hospital. Deshotel was found dead inside the vehicle.

Trooper Gossen says speed is believed to be a factor in the crash Investigators are testing for impairment and are working to determine which of the two men were driving.