SHREVEPORT, LA –  A Castor man has died in a single vehicle accident in Bienville Parish.

State Police say the wreck happened on Friday night just after 11:30pm on LA Hwy 507 just west of Castor. 49-year-old Tommy Gray died in the wreck.

Police lights by night,, Alex_Schmidt, Getty Images
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State Police Issued This Statement:

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche, driven by Gray, was traveling south on LA Hwy 507. For reasons still under investigation, the Avalanche exited the roadway to the right and overturned. As a result of this crash, Gray, who was unrestrained, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bienville Parish Coroner’s Office.


State Police say impairment is not suspected, but routine toxicology samples were collected and will be submitted for analysis. The crash is under investigation. No one else was hurt.

State Police say the best way to avoid being hurt in a crash is to buckle up. It can reduce the risk of serious injury or death in the event of a crash, and it only takes seconds click that belt.

So far this year, Troop G has investigated six fatal crashes, resulting in seven deaths.

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