Garyville, La.- Police say a 54-year-old Gramercy man was killed after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole around 8 p.m. Saturday.
Investigators say a 2004 GMC pickup truck, driven by 54-year-old Michael Cantillo, was traveling west on LA 44 near LA 3179 when the pickup traveled off the right side of the road and entered a drainage ditch.
The vehicle struck a culvert, went airborne and then struck a utility pole before coming to rest upside down in the roadway.
Cantillo, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on scene by the St. John Parish Coroner's Office.
Alcohol use is unknown at this time and routine toxicology tests are pending.