1 dead in Interstate 12 crash in Livingston Parish - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

1 dead in Interstate 12 crash in Livingston Parish

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Courtesy: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Courtesy: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Denham Springs police a Baton Rouge man was killed Monday in an accident on Interstate 12 in Livingston Parish.

Police say Melvin Beecham, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene. The three-vehicle accident occurred shortly after midnight.

Investigators say a van and a tractor-trailer pulling a box cargo trailer were also involved.

Four people in the van had minor injuries. The wreck closed the interstate for several hours. All lanes were reopened just after 8 a.m.

Police say the wreck is under investigation.

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