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Driver killed after losing control of car, hitting utility pole near Baton Rouge Zoo

4 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, September 25 2019 Sep 25, 2019 September 25, 2019 6:08 AM September 25, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are investigating fatal morning crash that happened on on Hwy. 19.

The crash was reported around 5:16 a.m. Wednesday near the Baton Rouge Zoo. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the crash claimed the life of 40-year-old Todd Haydel.

Authorities say Haydel was driving southbound on Hwy. 19 when he lost control of his 1998 Pontiac Firebird and hit a large metal utility pole.

Haydel died at the scene.

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