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Baton Rouge man killed, 2 others seriously hurt in weekend boat crash along Louisiana coast

1 month 3 weeks 2 days ago Monday, October 10 2022 Oct 10, 2022 October 10, 2022 1:45 PM October 10, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

EMPIRE, La. - A Baton Rouge man was killed Saturday night after a boat smashed into a formation of rocks along the Louisiana coast.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said agents were called to the crash around 8:45 p.m. near Empire in Plaquemines Parish. The department said the boat crashed into a rock jetty, launching three boaters onto the rocks. 

Within an hour, agents recovered the body of 49-year-old Jose Granados of Baton Rouge. The other two boaters were airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans with serious injuries. 

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

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