Troopers are investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on La. 16 south of La. 1028 that claimed the life of a 29-year-old Denham Springs man, State Police said.
Shortly before 4 a.m., a 2004 Toyota car driven by Kenneth Beile was traveling south on La. 16. For unknown reasons, Beile’s car traveled off the right side of the road and began to overturn, according to a State Police news release.
Beile, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from the vehicle and died as a result of his injuries, according to the release.
It is unknown if Beile was impaired at the time of the crash; however, routine toxicology samples were obtained and have been submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis, the release says.
The crash remains under investigation.