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Two Ejected; One Killed in Morehouse Parish Fatal Crash

One person is dead and another injured in a rollover crash in Morehouse Parish Friday morning.
Morehouse Parish -- One person is dead and another injured in a rollover crash in Morehouse Parish Friday morning.

Louisiana State Police say the crashed happened around 4:17 a.m. on Louisiana Highway 2 east of US Highway 165.

Troopers say a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling east on Louisiana Highway 2 when it drove off the left side of the road into a ditch and struck an embankment. The Chevrolet then began to roll over.

One occupant, 51-year-old Arthur Craft of Oak Grove, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. Craft suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The other occupant, 55-year-old David Sawyer of Oak Grove, was not wearing a seat belt and was also ejected.

Sawyer suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe.

At this time Troopers have been unable to determine which occupant was the driver of the Chevrolet.

Impairment is use unknown. Toxicology samples were taken and submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

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