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Police: one dead after fatal crash on Winbourne Avenue Friday

1 week 42 minutes 58 seconds ago Friday, January 12 2018 Jan 12, 2018 January 12, 2018 10:49 PM January 12, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities say one person is dead after a fatal accident on Winbourne Avenue Friday afternoon.

The incident was reported around 1:00 p.m. in the 5500 block of Winbourne Avenue. Police say a 2007 Jeep Wrangler and 2003 Ford Taurus collided at a green light.

The driver of the Ford, 67-year-old Oliver Perry, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, according to BRPD.

Authorities say a passenger in the Ford was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

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