Zachary man killed in deadly crash on Plank Road
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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