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Fatal crash in Madison Parish

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Monroe, La (KNOE 8 News)- Louisiana State Police responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 602 south of Interstate 20 in Madison Parish.

A 2001 BMW 32I, driven by 20-year-old Rafeal Saldana of Tallulah, was traveling west on Louisiana Highway 602 when it drove off the left side of the road while entering a right hand curve.

Rafeal Saldana was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected from the car. Rafeal Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene by the Madison Parish Coroner's Office. 21-year-old Philipe Saldana of Tallulah, was the passenger in the BMW. Philipe Saldana was wearing his seat belt and suffered moderate injuries. Philipe Saldana was transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe.

Alcohol use is unknown. The crash remains under investigation.The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

 

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