2 men killed in early-morning crash near Pineville

PINE GROVE, La. (AP) - Police are investigating a single-vehicle crashed that killed two men in St. Helena Parish early Sunday.

The Louisiana State Police says a car driven by 30-year-old Maximiliano Millian was heading south on Highway 449 near Pine Grove around 1:20 a.m. when it veered off the road and hit a canal embankment.

Millian and an 18-year-old passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the teenager, whose name wasn't immediately released, wasn't wearing a seat belt.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation.

Both men are Guatemalan citizens.

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