Man dies in Saturday night crash

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.

This crash remains under investigation at this time.