Farmerville man dies in crash

One-vehicle accident happened on West Point Union Road around 8 this morning

UNION PARISH, La. - A Farmerville man died this morning in a one-vehicle crash on West Port Union Road.

Morris Barnhill, 77, was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident by the Union Parish coroner.

Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to the crash just before 8 this morning.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Barnhill  was traveling east on West Port Union Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle traveled off the road and struck a small tree about eight miles east of Farmerville.

It is still unknown whether Barnhill was wearing a seatbelt.

Routine toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.



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