State Police: Man killed after crashing into ditch, utility pole and flipping vehicle
ADDIS - A man was killed after crashing into a ditch and a utility pole, causing his vehicle to flip in West Baton Rouge Parish overnight.
State Police said the single-vehicle crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday on LA 988, south of Addis. It claimed the life of 34-year-old Woodrow Vaughn Jr. of Baton Rouge.
Troopers said Vaughn was traveling north on LA 988 when his pickup truck suddenly drove off the road. He overcorrected to the left and swerved across both lanes of the highway. His vehicle then crashed into a ditch, struck a utility pole and overturned.
Vaughn was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and he died at the scene. Toxicology samples were taken as part of an ongoing crash investigation.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
It's been 58 years since the Comite was cleaned, and some residents...
Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage
Sheriff's deputy shot, wounded in St. Tammany; 13-year-old suspect in custody
Baton Rouge security company offers active-shooter technology as part of security training
Central City Council approves funding for more license plate readers
Southern baseball wins game one 21-2 over Alcorn
VIDEO: Former Saints and Tiger Devery Henderson talks about the difference between...
New NCAA rules tweak opens door for more SEC dominance
VIDEO: Devery Henderson Talk about Bluegrass Miracle and the Saints "Rebirth game"
VIDEO: Former Tigers and Saints receiver Devery Henderson talks with Corey Rholdon...