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Natchitoches Sheriff's Deputy killed in crash

Natchitoches Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Issac Jr. (Source: Louisiana State Police) Natchitoches Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Issac Jr. (Source: Louisiana State Police)
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

A Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputy died in a car accident on LA Highway 1 on Saturday.

Louisiana State Troopers investigated the single car accident. Louisiana State Police say they responded to the accident a 2:28 p.m. and found 24-year-old Deputy Ricky Issac Jr. had been driving his Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's unit in the rain when he hydroplaned and went off the road.

Louisiana State Police say Issac was properly restrained. EMS transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived.

Deputy Issac was on-duty when the crash occurred. He is survived by his wife, who is pregnant with their first child.

This crash remains under investigation.

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