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WASHINGTON PARISH, La. (WGNO) — A Mount Herman man was arrested by the Louisiana State Police in connection to a crash that left a 48-year-old man dead on Monday, Nov. 13.
According to LSP troopers, deputies began investigating a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana 10 near Louisiana 62 in Pine around 11 a.m.
They said an initial investigation showed that 48-year-old Darnelle Leblanc was driving a Chevrolet west on Louisiana 62 while a Toyota was driving east on Louisiana 10.
LSP officials said the Chevrolet crossed the center line and hit the Toyota head-on.
As a result of the crash, 64-year-old Bryan Schneider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Leblanc was taken to a hospital for treatment and was later arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 14, after he was released.
Schneider faces charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular negligent injuring and a DWI.
The crash remains under investigation.
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