Unrestrained Driver Killed in Webster Parish Crash

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Webster Parish – On August 2, 2019, shortly before 8:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop G began investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on Dogwood Trail, west of U.S. Highway 79. This crash took the life of a Minden man.

The initial investigation revealed a 2005 Dodge Status, driven by 26-year-old Jeremy Copeland, was traveling east on Dogwood Trail. Copeland lost control of his vehicle, traveled off the left side of the roadway, and struck a tree.

Copeland, who was not restrained, received life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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

Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself in a crash. Failure to take a few seconds to buckle up can have devastating consequences. Louisiana law requires every person in a vehicle, regardless of seating position, to be properly restrained day or night.

In 2019, Troop G has investigated 15 fatal crashes resulting in 16 deaths.

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