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Pineville resident killed in crash early Sunday in LaSalle Parish

A Pineville man died in a single-vehicle wreck in LaSalle Parish early Sunday, according to Louisiana State Police.

A Pineville man died in a single-vehicle wreck in LaSalle Parish early Sunday, according to Louisiana State Police.

A Pineville man died in a single-vehicle wreck in LaSalle Parish early Sunday, according to Louisiana State Police.

Dustin G. Rachal, 21, died at the scene of the wreck, which was reported around 7:10 a.m. on U.S. Highway 84, according to a news release.

Rachal was driving a 2013 Dodge Ram pickup west of Whitehall, an unincorporated community between Jena and Jonesville, when he ran off the road. The truck drove off an embankment, “climbed and hit several trees,” it said.

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Rachal, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene. It remains under investigation.

The crash is Troop E’s 22nd fatality of 2024. It is the 24th fatality of the year.

This article originally appeared on Alexandria Town Talk: State Police: Man killed in LaSalle crash identified as Dustin Rachal