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On Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 3:45 a.m. the Morgan City Police Department was called to a single-vehicle crash on Egle St. near Shannon St.
The driver was identified as 46-year-old Joseph Lee Martinez of Morgan City. Martinez was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed.
The preliminary investigation indicates Martinez’s vehicle lost control and left the roadway striking a utility pole. The investigation is still ongoing.