A Groves man is dead following an accident early Thursday morning.

Around 12:30 a.m. Troopers say Stephen Christopher Crane, 27, of Groves, was driving a 2007 Dodge truck eastbound on State Highway 73 near Country Club Road. Investigators say Crane failed to drive in a single lane and his truck hit a 2006 Ford passenger car that was disabled on the shoulder of the roadway.

Crane was pronounced dead at the scene by Jefferson County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Judge Mark Derouen.

Trooper Stehpanie Davis tells 12NewsNow.com the accident remains under investigation.