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Police identify man killed in overnight crash on Scenic Highway

2 years 7 months 1 week ago Friday, October 05 2018 Oct 5, 2018 October 05, 2018 12:39 PM October 05, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - One person is dead after a vehicle crashed into the back of a tanker truck late Thursday night. 

According to police, the tanker was stopped at a railroad crossing shortly before midnight in the 10600 block of Scenic Highway. BRPD says the tanker was carrying hazardous materials at the time.

The driver, identified as 26-year-old Travis Curry, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the tanker was not seriously hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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