Louisiana State Police

DENHAM SPRINGS -- One man died and another was seriously injured late Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Lockhart Road, according to Louisiana State Police Troop A.

Kevin A. Walls, 54, of Aurora, Ill., was pronounced dead at the scene after his 2006 Ford E-450 box truck veered across the centerline into the westbound lane and struck Thomas Kent, 40, of Baker, LSP Sgt.. Jared L. Sandifer said.

Kent suffered serious injuries. He was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge.

Both drivers were restrained at the time of the crash. Impairment is not considered a factor for either, Sandifer said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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