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Driver killed after hitting pole

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Posted: Feb 18, 2014 7:19 AM
Updated: Feb 18, 2014 9:54 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: east baton rouge, sheriff's office, fatal crash, deadly wreck, millerville road

BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man killed in a wreck this morning in East Baton Rouge was driving at a high rate of speed before the crash.

Investigators said Brian Richoux, 20, was driving north on Millerville Road when he hit a signal light pole at the intersection of Old Hammond Hwy just after 4 a.m.

Richoux was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies said witnesses told them the vehicle was going fast and swerving before it wrecked.

Deputies are still investigating the wreck.

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