Ferriday man dies in vehicle

Published 10:12 am Tuesday, June 12, 2018

FERRIDAY — A Ferriday man died Monday evening of a suspected heart attack while driving on U.S. 84.

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy David Hedrick said Eric Burton, 46, was traveling on U.S. 84 at approximately 6 p.m. when his blue Chevrolet truck left the road and came to a stop in a field near the highway.

No passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the accident, Hedrick said, and no on else was injured.

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Though it has not yet been confirmed, Hedrick said the sheriff’s office suspects Burton died of natural death and possibly of a heart attack.