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Baton Rouge man arrested for impaired driving after major crash kills infant

4 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, September 16 2018 Sep 16, 2018 September 16, 2018 10:25 AM September 16, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities have arrested a Baton Rouge man in connection with a major crash that killed a 2-year-old in Donaldsonville. 

Josh T. Henderson was arrested in the crash, which took the life of Malashia Tumblin and injured three others. The crash occured shortly after 8:30 pm Saturday on Highway 70 near Highway 3120 in Ascension Parish. 

According to Louisiana State Police, Henderson was driving on Highway 3120 and failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 70, the vehicle collided with 50-year-old John Detwiler's vehicle as a result. 

State Police say Henderson had a blood alcohol content of .103 percent. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated, vehicular homicide, four counts of negligent injuring and four other offenses related to the crash. 

Tumblin and two other children in Henderson's vehicle were not properly restrained during the time of the crash. 

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