A St. Rose teen was killed Tuesday (Nov. 27) when his vehicle apparently struck a tree and caught fire.
Shortly after noon, Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating the single-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 eastbound west of U.S. 61 in Ascension Parish that claimed the life of 19-year-old Quincy Clark Jr.
The crash apparently occurred as Clark was traveling in the left lane of I-10 eastbound in a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria. For reasons still under investigation, he lost control of his vehicle and ran off the right side of the roadway, according to State Police
Clark’s vehicle struck a tree and became fully engulfed in flames with him still inside.
The St. Rose resident was pronounced dead at the scene. State Police say it is unknown if impairment was a factor in this crash.
This crash remains under investigation.