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One person killed in single-vehicle crash in Cut Off

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CUT OFF, LA (WVUE) -

Louisiana State Police are working to identify a person killed in single-vehicle crash Friday night in Cut Off.

The crash happened just after 10 p.m. on LA 1 near West 58th Street.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 2000 Lincoln Town Car was traveling south on LA 1 at a high rate of speed when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle then went off the right side of the road, struck a mailbox and then re-entered the roadway. The vehicle then went off the left side of the roadway where it struck a pole and burst into flames.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office.

Investigators are working to identify the driver of the vehicle.

It is currently unknown if drugs or alcohol are a factor in the crash. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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