Last Friday, Troopers from Troop L responded to a serious injury crash involving one vehicle on Interstate 12 approximately 2 miles west of LA 434. The crash has claimed the life of 67-year-old Michael Breithoff of Covington. Troopers determined that Breithoff was driving a Toyota Prius west on Interstate 12 in the left lane. For reasons still under investigation, Breithoff’s vehicle traveled off the roadway to the right and impacted a tree. Despite being properly restrained, Breithoff sustained severe injuries in the crash. He was transported to an area hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.