Speed a factor in early morning fatal crash in Zachary
POSTED: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 2:34pm
ZACHARY, LA (NBC33) — Officials believe speed was a factor in a fatal crash that happened this morning in Zachary.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office reports that the crash occurred at roughly 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. It happened in the westbound lane of Olive Street.
Officials say the driver of the vehicle went off the road for unknown reasons and hit a utility pole. The vehicle flipped and landed in a grassy area.
The driver, Zachary Paul Mounce, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputies believe speed was a factor in this crash and are awaiting the results of a routine toxicology test.