Montgomery man killed in Grant Parish crash

GRANT PARISH, La. (LSP) - A Montgomery man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Grant Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.

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Troopers responded to the crash around 12:00 p.m., on Hwy 71, south of Montgomery. The crash involved a 2003 Ford pickup, driven by Teddy L. Roberts, 70.

The Ford was northbound on Hwy 71 when Roberts lost control and exited the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then reentered Hwy 71 and exited the left side. After exiting the left side, the vehicle entered a ditch and then collided with a tree.

Roberts was pronounced dead. Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

At this time, it is unknown if Roberts was wearing a seatbelt.

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