Unrestrained driver dies in early morning crash
POSTED: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:30am
UPDATED: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:34am
BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene of a vehicle crash today in which one man died at approximately 12:25 a.m. on Monday, June 11 in the 8000 block of Mickens Road.
Joshua Devon Thomas, 30, of Baton Rouge was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to reports Thomas was traveling eastbound on Mickens when he veered off the road and struck a pole. Devon was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Deputies believe speed was a factor in the accident. Deputies are also awaiting toxicology to determine if alcohol was a factor.