A single vehicle crash Sunday morning killed a teenager from Alexandria, La. and high speed is considered a primary factor in the crash.
Troopers responded to the crash around 12:15 a.m., on LA Hwy 112 at Fish Hatchery Road.
Police say 18 year old Guillermo Maldonado-Ramos was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed, lost control and exited the right side of the roadway.
After exiting the roadway, the vehicle collided with a culvert and a utility pole before overturning.
Ramos was wearing his seat belt, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
Routine toxicology tests are pending.
The crash remains under investigation.