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La. State Police: Texan dies in 1 car accident on Interstate 10 north of Garyville

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GARYVILLE, Louisiana — Louisiana State Police say a 25-year-old Texas man died in a one car accident on Interstate 10 north of Garyville in St. John the Baptist Parish.

Trooper Melissa Matey says Garcia Martinez of Hidalgo, Texas, was westbound Thursday afternoon when he lost control of car, ran off the highway, hit several trees and was ejected from the vehicle.

Matey says Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene.

She says he was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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