SAINT FRANCISVILLE, La. (WGNO) — A man is dead after crashing into a tree in Saint Francisville, according to Louisiana State Police.

It happened on Christmas Eve shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Highway 10 near Bains Road.

Investigators say a man was driving on Highway 10 when they swerved off the road and hit a tree.

The driver sustained severe injuries and was taken to the hospital where he later died.