Houma – On March 16, 2023, shortly after 10:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop C was notified of a single-vehicle fatality crash on Louisiana Highway 57 near Express Boulevard. The crash claimed the life of 37-year-old Tyrone Singleton of Gibson.
The preliminary investigation revealed Singleton was traveling north on LA Hwy 57 while driving a 2007 Infiniti G35. For reasons still under investigation, the Infiniti crossed the centerline while in a curve, traveled off the roadway to the left, struck a utility pole, and overturned.
Singleton, who was not restrained at the time of the crash, was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene.
A standard toxicology sample was collected from Singleton and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
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Troop C has investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 fatalities in 2023.