Single vehicle accident sends Kaplan man to hospital

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A Kaplan man was transported to the hospital after his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck multiple small trees.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened Thursday morning on Romaine Road in Kaplan.

Authorities say the driver, Scott Leonard, ran off the roadway for unknown reasons and had to be extricated from the vehicle by Kaplan Fire Department and transported by Acadian Ambulance Air-Med to a local hospital with lacerations to his body and a possible fractured leg.

The crash remains under investigation.


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