Man dies in hit and run crash

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Posted: Dec 17, 2011 11:29 AM by Olivia LaBorde
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: police, crash, hit and run, west baton rouge, tullier

BATON ROUGE- Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash in West Baton Rouge.

It happened just before 8:00pm Friday night on I-10 eastbound, west of LA 415 near milepost 147.

According to Police, 58-year-old Donny Tullier was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer east on I-10 at milepost 147 in the right lane when an unknown vehicle cut in front of him.

Reports say the Rosedale man swerved to avoid the vehicle, lost control of the Trailblazer, and ran off the road to the left.

Officials claim Tullier was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was thrown into the rear cargo area of the vehicle.

He was transported to the Baton Rouge General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Troop A at (225) 754-8500.

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