WASHINGTON PARISH, La. (WGNO) — Troopers with the Louisiana State Police are investigating a crash that left a man dead in Washington Parish on Monday, Nov. 13.

LSP officials said troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana 10 near Louisiana 62 in Pine around 11 a.m.

They said an initial investigation shows 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.

The front-seat passenger of the Toyota suffered minor injuries, and Leblanc suffered moderate injuries. Both were brought to a local hospital for treatment.

LSP officials said the investigation is ongoing, and routine toxicology samples were collected from both drivers.

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