Fatal crash in St. Mary Parish

An early morning crash in St. Mary Parish has left one person dead and another one in serious condition. Master Trooper of State Police Troop I confirmed with KQKI News that the vehicle crashed early Sunday morning into a canal on U.S. 90 near milepost 145, on the west end of St. Mary Parish. David said the vehicle was traveling east on U.S. 90 when the driver lost control, struck a guardrail and was submerged in a nearby canal.

The driver was transported to a local hospital in serious condition while the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been released. We will update the story as more information becomes available.