Unrestrained driver killed in Sabine Parish crash; impairment suspected

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Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 9:32 AM CDT
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SABINE PARISH, La. (KALB) - A driver from Marthaville who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on Hwy 175.

According to Louisiana State Police, Albert Nettles, 35, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet pickup truck, heading south on Hwy 175 on September 25. Around 2:30 p.m., Nettles’ truck traveled off the road, down the ditch embankment and struck a concrete bridge, overturning. Nettles was ejected from the truck and pronounced dead.

State police said that impairment is a suspected factor in the crash and a toxicology sample was submitted for analysis.

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