Victim of Bayou Manchac crash identified

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Posted: May 23, 2014 4:00 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: May 23, 2014 8:58 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: crash, accident, Bayou Manchac, East Baton Rouge, Ascension, fatal, interstate, I-10, Highland

BATON ROUGE - The Memorial Day weekend is off to a deadly start on the roadway in Baton Rouge.

A car drove off the interstate and into Bayou Manchac near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension Parish line just after midnight Friday. It happened off of I-10 East just past the Highland Rd. exit.

According to State Police, at least one person in the car was able to make it out okay, but 45-year-old Armand M. Marchand, IV died from his injuries. Investigators have not determined why the car swerved off the road.

Authorities are waiting for the results of a toxicology report.

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