Police: Prairieville man dead after running red light, crashing pickup
BATON ROUGE – Police say a Prairieville man died in a two-vehicle crash on Florida Blvd. Thursday afternoon.
According to Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely, the crash happened in the 7500 block of Florida Blvd. around 4:53 p.m. Thursday.
Investigators say 32-year-old Jacob Labauve failed to stop at a red light then crashed his Ford F-150 into a Toyota Sienna. Labauve’s pickup truck then ran off the roadway and crashed into a tree.
Mckneely said Labauve was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.
Baton Rouge Police say alcohol or drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the crash.