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Unidentified man killed in 2 car accident on Interstate 10 west of LaPlace


LAPLACE, Louisiana — State police are investigating a two car accident that claimed the life of an unidentified man.

Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday on Interstate 10 just west of Louisiana Highway 3188 near LaPlace.

Matey says 24-year-old Jacob Sellars, of Sorrento, lost control of his car, struck the left guard rail crossed the highway and struck the right guard rail. She says the car rotated several times ejecting the passenger. The car then struck a second vehicle.

Matey says Sellars refused to get troopers any information about his passenger.

He was booked with vehicular homicide, reckless operation, no seat belt and driving with a suspended driver's license.

It was unclear whether Sellars has an attorney.

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