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Single vehicle fatal crash reported in Iberville Parish

Staff Report

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A reported a single vehicle fatal crash on Hwy. 77 at Wheelock Lane in Iberville Parish around midnight Oct. 29.

The crash ultimately claimed the life of the 44-year-old Courtney Terrel Davis of New Orleans.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 GMC truck was traveling north on Hwy. 77. For reasons still being investigated, the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve, ran off the road to right, and overturned. Davis was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to troopers.

Davis suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased on the scene. The second occupant of the GMC was also unrestrained but sustained minor injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, toxicology samples were obtained from Davis for analysis. This crash remains under investigation, as troopers are working to confirm who was driving at the time of the crash.