A Saline man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash on La. Hwy 9 north of Campti Thursday morning around 6:44 a.m. Patrol deputies, La. State Police, Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #9 and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to the 911 reports.
Deputies say motorists stopped before emergency units arrived and removed the occupant from the wreckage. According to LSP, Kelby Cheatwood, 22, of Saline was operating a 1999 Toyota pickup truck traveling southbound on La. Hwy 9 when he apparently fell asleep. The vehicle left the roadway on the right side, struck a culvert then began to overturn before striking a fence and coming to rest.
Cheatwood was transported by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies say Cheatwood was traveling to work at the time of the crash. Any additional information is to be released by LSP Troop-E Alexandria.