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Baton Rouge man charged in deadly 2022 crash

9 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Thursday, August 24 2023 Aug 24, 2023 August 24, 2023 1:31 PM August 24, 2023 in News

BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in connection with a deadly crash that happened in November 2022.

Daniel Martinez, 26, of Baton Rouge faces four charges, including vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, in connection with the wreck that killed Edgar Hernandez.

Investigators said he did not have a valid driver's license.

The crash happened at 2:30 a.m. on I-12 near Essen Lane on Nov. 14 of last year.

Martinez was driving a Ford F-250 that veered off the highway and struck a semi tractor-trailer, which had stopped on the shoulder.

Hernandez was a passenger in the Ford. He died at a local hospital.

Martinez sustained moderate injuries and the occupants of the semi were not hurt.

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