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A driver was killed in a Saturday morning crash in St. Mary Parish, according to state police.

Josue Lorenzo Sanchez, 29, of Morgan City, was driving west on U.S. 90 near Delmar Ave when his 2012 Nissan Altima rear-ended a tractor-trailer, patrolmen wrote in a news release. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, 38-year-old Charles Criss of Seguin, Texas, was not injured in the crash, which occurred about 5 a.m, State Police said. 

State Police are investigating the cause of the crash but said they believe Sanchez may have been speeding. Both men were wearing proper seatbelt restraints, police said.

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