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Victim of Bayou Manchac crash identified

2 years 11 months 1 week ago May 23, 2014 May 23, 2014 Friday, May 23 2014 May 23, 2014 7:58 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Hunter Robinson

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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