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Driver dead after crashing into bridge railing on Oak Villa Blvd.

1 month 1 week 1 day ago Friday, June 26 2020 Jun 26, 2020 June 26, 2020 1:30 PM June 26, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A person is dead after crashing a vehicle into the concrete railing of a small bridge, police announced Friday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department says the crash happened around 3 a.m. Thursday on Oak Villa Boulevard near Tom Drive. The driver, identified as 50-year-old Jan Gaines, reportedly struck a concrete barrier of a small bridge along the roadway in a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox.

Gaines was taken to an area hospital for treatment but later died from injuries sustained in the crash. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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