BREAKING: Unidentified driver dies in fiery crash

Published 8:20 am Thursday, February 10, 2022

Louisiana State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Sherman Houston and Kinder Cemetery roads that claimed the life of an unidentified driver.

Trooper Sgt. Derek Senegal said the crash happened Wednesday night when a Hyundai Genesis, driven by an unidentified driver, was traveling west on Sherman Houston Road.

Senegal said the driver failed to yield at a posted stop sign, traveled through the intersection, and struck a tree. As a result of the crash, the driver was ejected and the Hyundai became engulfed in flames.

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The unidentified driver suffered fatal injuries, as a result of the crash. Positive identification is pending by the Allen Parish Coroner’s Office.

Lack of seat belt use and speed are considered to be a factor, Senegal said. This crash remains under investigation.

Troop D has investigated 2 fatal crashes resulting in 2 deaths in 2022.