Sibley Man Succumbs to Injuries Suffered from Thanksgiving Webster Parish Crash

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Dixie Inn – On Thursday, November 25, 2021, just before 6:00 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G began investigating a one-vehicle fatality crash on LA Hwy 528, just west of US Hwy 371.  This crash ultimately claimed the life of 58-year-old Floyd Gray II.

The initial investigation revealed a 2019 Ford pickup, driven by Gray, was traveling east on LA Hwy 528.  For reasons still under investigation, Gray left the roadway, traveled through a ditch, became airborne, and overturned. 

Gray, who was restrained, was transported to Minden Medical Center with life-threatening-injuries.  This morning, Gray succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash; however, routine toxicology samples were taken and submitted for analysis.  The crash remains under investigation.

While the cause of this crash remains under investigation, distracted and inattentive driving continues to be a leading cause of crashes in our state.  Louisiana State Police urges all motorists to stay alert while driving.  A lapse in one’s awareness can have deadly consequences. 

In 2021, Troop G has investigated 34 fatal crashes, resulting in 36 deaths.

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