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Marksville man killed in crash

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  MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) –A single car crash takes the life of a Marksville man's Sunday morning.

Authorities say, Troopers responded to Louisiana Highway 1 in reference to a crash around 11:50 a.m. on Sunday.

The crash involved a 1997 Ford Taurus, driven by 57-year-old Charles E. Washington.  Troopers said, the Ford was north bound on Louisiana Highway 1 when Washington lost control and exited the right side of the roadway.  After exiting the roadway, Washington overcorrected his vehicle and exited the left side before colliding with a mailbox and then a tree.

Washington was not wearing his seatbelt.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Routine toxicology tests are pending.  The crash remains under investigation.

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