Urania man killed in two-vehicle accident on Hwy 125

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LASALLE PARISH, La. (LSP) - A Urania man was killed in a Wednesday morning crash involving two vehicles on Hwy 125, according to Louisiana State Police.

Around 11:30 a.m., Daniel Martinez, 58, of Wharton, Texas stopped his vehicle in the southbound lane of Hwy 125 just north of Urania to secure a loose item on his trailer. Shortly after, a southbound vehicle driven by Robert Rogers, 84, collided with the rear of Martinez’s trailer.

Rogers was transported to Rapides Regional Trauma Center where he was later pronounced dead. Martinez was not injured.

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

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