A crash Thursday night on McArthur Drive near Black Mud Road claimed the life of a speeding driver who was ejected from the vehicle, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office reported.
“The vehicle was traveling at what appears to be a high rate of speed on McArthur,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The driver lost control of the vehicle, the release states, and it “came to rest in a wooded area where the driver was then ejected.”
The victim’s name will not be released until the family has been notified, the release states. The Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating the circumstances of the crash, which occurred around 7:30 p.m. on McArthur near Black Mud road in the Satsuma area.