Early-morning Claiborne Parish crash claims life of Arcadia man

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CLAIBORNE PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – An Arcadia man lost his life after an early-morning single-vehicle crash near Homer, according to Louisiana State Police.

Carl Perry, 69, died at the scene of the accident, just south of Homer on Louisiana Highway 9.

Just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday, LSP Troop G responded to the accident, finding Perry and the wreckage.

The preliminary investigation revealed Perry was driving a 2002 Honda Accord south on Highway 9 when for reasons still under investigation, the car veered off the right side of the highway, struck a fence and overturned.

Perry, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

A toxicology sample was obtained and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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