Ruston man dead in crash
A Ruston man died Wednesday in a single car crash on Louisiana Highway 154, just south of Athens in Claiborne Parish.
Jimmie Richardson, 52, of Ruston, was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Claiborne Parish coroner.
Louisiana State Police Troop G officers responded to the single-vehicle crash at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. According to investigating troopers, Richardson, a plant worker for Texas Gas, was traveling north in a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado when the vehicle approached a hill and curve to the right.