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Gonzales man dies in motorcycle crash

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago August 29, 2013 Aug 29, 2013 Thursday, August 29 2013 August 29, 2013 1:45 PM in News
Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office
By: Brian Waldrep

BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after a crash involving a motorcycle in East Baton Rouge Parish early today.

It happened around 6 a.m. in the area of 18100 Petroleum Drive.

Deputies say 61 year-old James Dunn, of Gonzales was headed east, when he hit the back of a vehicle that came into his path.  Dunn was ejected and was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the vehicle, 24 year-old Jerrick Treyon Sim was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Negligent Homicide and Failure to Yield.

Impairment is not suspected with either driver.



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