Deputies on scene of single vehicle crash on I-49 near Powhatan

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Source: NPSO

At 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were on the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-49 near milepost #147 (southbound) south of the Powhatan exit.

Louisiana State Police were en route.

Deputies say the operator of the vehicle stated he was traveling southbound to Boyce when he apparently fell asleep, exited the road on the right side, travelled down a slight embankment, struck a road sign then came to a rest in a ditch containing water.

There are no injuries.

If traveling through the area, drive carefully, pay attention to the road, avoid distractions and please move over while law enforcement and towing services work and clear the crash scene.