Louisiana State Police

WALKER – A single-vehicle crash on La. 447 took the life of a Denham Springs man, according to Louisiana State Police Troop A.

The crash south of Interstate 12 killed Bernard Kannon Jr., age 63, around 2 p.m.

Kannon was driving a 2008 Honda Odyssey northbound when he ran off the roadway to the right, according to the initial LSP investigation. The vehicle then entered a ditch and struck a concrete culvert.

He was unrestrained at the time of the crash.  The Livingston Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced Kannon dead at the scene.

Impairment is not known, but a toxicology sample was taken from Kannon and submitted to Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

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