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Zachary man killed in deadly crash on Plank Road

4 months 5 days 7 hours ago Monday, May 29 2023 May 29, 2023 May 29, 2023 5:33 PM May 29, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are investigating a deadly crash that killed a Zachary man in East Baton Rouge late Monday afternoon. 

The wreck was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Plank Road near Blount Road. Sources said, 66 year old, Swill Charles was driving a 2020 Ford F-250 on Plank Road when he drove off the roadway striking an embankment and landing in a canal.

Investigators determined Charles was unrestrained and was ejected from his vehicle. As a result he suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

As part of the investigation, a toxicology sample was taken.

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