Gonzales man dies in fatal crash on I-10
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — Louisiana State Police report that 45-year-old Armand M. Marchand, IV, of Gonzales died in a car crash Friday morning.
Police say it happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Interstate 10 eastbound near Highland Road.
Investigators believe the crash happened when, for unknown reasons, Marchand’s car ran off the right side of the road and went into a canal. The vehicle then sank into the water.
Emergency responders took Marchand to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Officers submitted a toxicology sample to the crime lab, but impairment is still unknown at this time.