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One killed in morning crash on Highland Road

2 years 7 months 2 days ago Monday, May 06 2019 May 6, 2019 May 06, 2019 5:03 AM May 06, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews were called to a fatal crash on Highland Road early Monday morning.

According to police, 27-year-old Eddie Pryer was driving west on Staring Lane around 4:15 a.m. when he veered into the eastbound lanes. Pryer's 2011 Ford Mustang proceeded across the Highland Road intersection and struck a metal traffic pole.

Authorities say Pryer was unrestrained at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe that speed is a possible factor in the crash. The investigation remains ongoing. 

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