Early morning crash takes life of Ponchatoula man
POSTED: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 1:33pm
PONCHATOULA, LA — A single-vehicle crashed has claimed the life of a Ponchatoula man.
Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 9, Aaron Rodgers, 35, was traveling southbound on Firetower Road.
Rodgers failed to stop at the intersection with LA 22. His car went across the intersection and entered a ditch on the south side of the paved roadway.
Rodgers was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was transported to Northoaks Medical Center where he was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
Driver impairment is unknown at this time pending the results of a toxicology examination.