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Baton Rouge man killed in fiery Ascension Parish crash

1 year 6 months 3 weeks ago Monday, July 01 2019 Jul 1, 2019 July 01, 2019 5:06 AM July 01, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

ASCENSION PARISH - Authorities were called to a fatal crash in Ascension Parish Monday morning.

Shortly before 3 a.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police began investigating a single vehicle crash on I-10 near Airline Highway. The crash claimed the life of 60-year-old Donald Bozeman of Baton Rouge.

The initial investigation revealed that the crash happened as Bozeman was driving a 2013 Toyota Camry westbound on I-10. For reasons still under investigation, Bozeman ran off the roadway.

As he left the roadway, Bozeman's vehicle hit a large concrete overpass support beam. After hitting the beam, the vehicle caught fire.

Bozeman suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.

Impairment is unknown at this time. An autopsy and toxicology report will be completed by the coroner's office. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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