Louisiana authorities say a 28-year-old Gulfport, Miss., man was killed when his pickup ran off the road and hit a tree.
Iberville Parish Sheriff's Maj. Johnny Blanchard tells The Advocate (http://bit.ly/zEdlyM ) Jeffrey Dean Preston Jr. was southbound on La. Highway 77 near Rosedale around 9 a.m. Monday when he lost control of his truck in a curve and veered off the highway, hitting the tree.
Authorities say Preston was on his way to Lafayette, where he worked for a construction company.
The Iberville Parish Coroner's Office pronounced Preston dead at the scene.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com
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