LSP: Bastrop man dies at scene of single-vehicle crash

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(KTAL/KMSS) An early-morning single-vehicle crash killed a man from Bastrop, La.  

Larry Cathey, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene on Louisiana Highway 139 by the Quachita Parish Coroner’s Office. 

Louisiana State Police Troop F troopers responded to the crash around 1:30 a.m., which occurred on Highway 139, north of U.S. Hwy 80. 

Cathey was driving a 2008 Ford F-150, was northbound on LA Hwy 139 when he lost control and exited the right side of the roadway, colliding with a large tree.

Although Cathey was wearing a seat belt, LSP investigators believe he may have been impaired. Routine toxicology tests are pending. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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