Ferriday man killed in vehicle accident

Published 3:07 pm Sunday, December 30, 2012

FERRIDAY — A local man died Saturday night when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.

Fred W. McClung Jr., 61, of Ferriday, was driving on U.S. 84 near Louisiana 566 in Concordia Parish at approximately 8:15 p.m., a Louisiana State Police spokesman said.

McClung was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche when he reportedly drove off the right side of the roadway and collided with the tree.

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He was wearing a seat belt.

Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.