Livingston Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

Published: 11-27-2023 | Category: Troop A

November 27, 2023

Livingston Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

Livingston – This morning, shortly after 10:00 a.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle crash on LA 444 east of LA 63 in Livingston Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of 73-year-old Gary Demars of Livingston.

The initial investigation revealed that Demars was driving a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis headed eastbound on LA 444. For reasons still being investigated, the Mercury traveled off the roadway, and struck the eastbound ditch.

Despite being properly restrained, Demars succumbed to his injuries at the scene. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from Demars for analysis.

Troopers wish to remind motorists to always make good decisions while in a motor vehicle. Never drive impaired, fatigued or distracted, follow all traffic laws and always ensure every occupant is properly restrained. While not all crashes are survivable, taking simple precautions such as these can often mean the difference between life and

Contact Information:
TPR Christian Reed
Louisiana State Police – Troop A
Public Affairs Section
Office: (225) 754-8524