Youngsville man dies in Wednesday morning crash

A Youngsville man was killed Wednesday morning when he failed to negotiate a curve on La. 82 in Vermilion Parish and crashed his truck, State Police said.

Bryan Badon, 34, was driving east on La. 82 near Gallet Road in his Dodge Ram pickup when the accident occurred, State Police said in a news release.

Badon was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the truck, State Police said.

The accident occurred at 4:22 a.m., and Badon died later at a hospital, State Police said.

Toxicology samples were sent to the State Police Crime Lab in Baton Rouge for testing in a case that remains under investigation, the release said.