ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WVUE) - State Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened early Saturday morning in Assumption Parish.
According to State Police, a 2000 Saturn LS driven by 25-year-old Anthony Cox was traveling north on LA 1 when, for unknown reasons, he crossed the center line and entered the southbound lane. Cox's car then collided head-on with a 2009 GMC street sweeper driven by 47-year-old Joseph Castle.
Both drivers were taken to the hospital where Cox was pronounced dead. Police say Castle suffered moderate injuries in the accident.
Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, according to State Police. The crash remains under investigation.