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Police: Alcohol could be a factor in early morning fatal crash

2 years 5 months 1 week ago Sunday, April 12 2015 Apr 12, 2015 April 12, 2015 12:10 PM April 12, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

BATON ROUGE - One person died and another injured in a crash Sunday morning.

Police say alcohol could be a factor in a crash around 3:00 a.m. where the driver of a sedan, Dennis Bridges, 51, failed to stop at a red light and crossed into on-coming traffic.

Investigators say Bridges was travelling west on Florida Blvd. and crashed into a truck crossing Florida going north on O'Neal Lane.

Bridges died on the scene from his injuries, and a passenger in his vehicle was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck remained on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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