A 63-year-old Opelousas man died in a crash Sunday on US 190 west of LA 413 in Pointe Coupee Parish near the West Baton Rouge parish line, according to Louisiana State Police
Billy J. Bookman was driving a a 2003 Jaguar S-Type east on US 190 of Opelousas around 4:30 p.m. when he ran off the roadway to the right and struck several trees, Sgt. Jared L. Sandifer said in a news release.
Bookman was unrestrained at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries as a result, Sandifer said. Impairment is unknown at this time, but a toxicology sample was taken from Bookman to be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.