One dead in fiery Baton Rouge car crash

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Posted: Aug 2, 2012 7:38 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: Aug 2, 2012 10:49 AM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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Topics: baton rouge, police, dead, fire, car, crash, homicide, investigation

BATON ROUGE - Police said one person was found dead inside a car in north Baton Rouge this morning after it wrecked.

A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said officers were sent out to the 800 block of Convention Street after the crash was reported around 5:47 a.m. today.

They found a car on fire, and after it was extinguished they found the victim's body inside.

The wreck closed a nearby off-ramp from I-110 onto Convention Street for some time this morning. It has since re-opened.

The BRPD Traffic Homicide Division is investigating the case. No information has been released about the person's identity.

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