Breaux Bridge man killed in crash Sunday

A 52-year-old man was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash after his vehicle veered off the road, struck a tree and overturned in Breaux Bridge, officials said.

Daniel Benoit, of Breaux Bridge, was driving east in the 1100 block of Hebert Avenue when he crashed, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Maj. Ginny Higgins said.

The crash occurred a few minutes before 2:30 p.m., Higgins said in a news release.

Why Benoit’s vehicle veered off the road is unknown, Higgins said, and the investigation continues.