Driver killed after striking railing on old Mississippi River bridge
BATON ROUGE - A driver was killed Friday afternoon in a crash on Highway 190.
The crash was reported around 3:45 p.m. on US 190 at the old Mississippi River bridge. State police says the driver, 50-year-old Michael Thompson, was traveling westbound when he struck the bridge railing.
Police said Thompson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time and was ejected from the vehicle.
The crash remains under investigation.