LAROSE, La. — Shortly before noon on Monday, the Louisiana State Police were notified of a single-vehicle fatality crash on LA 308 south of the Valentine Paper Mill.
The crash took the life of 55-year-old Barry Guidry.
The preliminary investigation revealed Guidry was traveling south on LA 308 in a 2005 Dodge Ram pick-up. For reasons still under investigation, Guidry ran off of the roadway while in a right curve and struck a tree.
Guidry suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Impairment is unknown as a factor and a standard toxicology report is pending. Guidry was properly restrained at the time of the crash and the investigation is ongoing.
Troop C has investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 deaths in 2021.