Kaplan man killed in accident

Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a man early Saturday morning on La. 35 near Kaplan.

The driver of the vehicle, 44-year-old Arthur Driskill, of Kaplan, was headed northbound on La. 35 around 4:30 a.m. when the accident happened.

Police say Driskill, for unknown reasons, drove of the roadway to the right in a left curve and traveled through a ditch.

He struck a stop sign and utility pole before the vehicle stopped.

The Vermilion Parish Coroner’s office pronounced Driskill dead at the scene.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected in this crash.

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