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Jefferson Davis Parish man killed in single-vehicle accident in Avoyelles Parish


MARKSVILLE, Louisiana — State police say a 24-year-old man from Jefferson Davis Parish died in a single-vehicle accident in Avoyelles Parish.

Trooper says Timothy J. Vanness, of Welsh, was eastbound on La. Highway 114 Sunday afternoon when his car ran off the road and hit a concrete culvert before overturning several times.

Investigators say Vanness was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected during the crash. He was pronounced dead.

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