Rayne man killed in crash on Johnston Street

A man from Rayne was killed in Lafayette early Tuesday when his vehicle veered off Johnston Street, hit a utility pole and overturned before sliding into a house, police said.

Andrew Abshire, 21, was traveling south in the 1700 block of Johnston at around 2 a.m. when his 2003 Toyota Tundra left the road, Lafayette Police Cpl. Paul Mouton said.

Abshire, who was alone in the truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.