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Baton Rouge man killed in West Feliciana Parish crash

3 years 11 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 09 2020 Jul 9, 2020 July 09, 2020 8:49 AM July 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. FRANCISVILLE - A Baton Rouge man was killed in a Thursday morning crash in St. Francisville.

Louisiana State Police report that shortly after 2 a.m., 47-year-old Jimmy Blount lost his life in a traffic incident on Highway 61, north of Highway 66.

Troopers say the crash occurred as Blount was traveling southbound on US Hwy 61 in a 2020 Ford F-150.

For reasons still under investigation, the Ford ran off the roadway to the right and hit an embankment before overturning.

Though Blount was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash he sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Police say a toxicology sample was obtained from Blount for analysis.

The tragic crash remains under investigation.

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