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Officials identify 73-year-old man killed in crash on Florida Boulevard Thursday morning

1 year 3 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, February 23 2023 Feb 23, 2023 February 23, 2023 10:59 AM February 23, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A 73-year-old man died in a car crash on Florida Boulevard early Thursday morning. 

The crash happened on Florida Boulevard near Monterrey Boulevard shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday. Sources said the coroner's office was called to the crash and that John Hunter, 73, had died on the scene. Police say he crashed into a signal pole after veering into the median.

Florida eastbound was completely shut down due to police activity following the crash. The roadway reopened around 8:30 a.m..

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