1 dead, 1 arrested after Monday night crash in BR
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — One person has died after a fatal car crash that happened Monday night on Evangeline Street in Baton Rouge.
Dana Scott, 44, was riding a motorcycle eastbound on Evangeline Street around 7:30 p.m., while Calvin Moore, 43, was driving west in a pickup truck.
Moore tried to make a left turn and hit Scott’s motorcycle. As a result, Scott was thrown off the bike.
Neither Moore nor his 17-year-old passenger suffered any injuries.
According to a report, officers smelled alcohol on Moore’s breath. He later admitted that he had been drinking before the crash.
Moore was later booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of Vehicular Homicide, DWI, Reckless Operations and Failure to Yield on a Left Turn.