Driver ejected, dies in crash in WBR

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Posted: Apr 16, 2014 9:57 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Apr 16, 2014 9:57 AM
Source: LSP

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Topics: Crash, accident, ejected, seat belt, West Baton Rouge

Erwinville - Investigators say an Erwinville man was not wearing his seat belt during a single car crash Wednesday morning in West Baton Rouge Parish.

56-year-old Rurid L. James died when he was ejected during the accident on LA Hwy. 620 east of LA Hwy. 413. According to Louisiana Sate Police, he drove the car off the roadway into a ditch and hit a culvert, causing the vehicle to overturn. It is unknown why he drove into the ditch and investigators are awaiting the results of a toxicology report.

The crash is still under investigation.

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