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Fatal car crash

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A single vehicle crashed killed a young man from Forest Hill on Saturday.

The crash happened on Chickamaw Road off Highway 112.  Elias Moreno was driving a Honda accord, West bound when Moreno failed to stop at a Lecompte Police Department sobriety checkpoint. After proceeding through the checkpoint, Moreno turned onto Chickamaw road. Lecompte Police Department was in pursuit of the Honda when Moreno lost control and exited the left side of the roadway before colliding with a tree.

Moreno was not wearing his seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Troopers have investigated 30 fatal crashes for the year, resulting in 35 fatalities.

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