UPDATE: Man dies in traffic accident on Hiawatha Street

UPDATE: Man dies in traffic accident on Hiawatha Street

POSTED: Friday, May 4, 2012 - 2:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, May 4, 2012 - 6:01pm

UPDATE: The victim who was killed in the crash was identified as Gentry Walls, 26, of Baton Rouge. We're told he failed to yeild at a stop sign and hit a Buick Sedan that was being driven by a 68 year old man. That driver did not have any injuries.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a fatal accident that happened shortly after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

Detectives are currently in the process of investigating so details are limited at this time. However, we do know that the accident involved two vehicles and happened at the corner of Hiawatha and Plank Road.

One of the victims of the accident was a young male from Baton Rouge, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

NBC33 News will post an update to this story when it’s available.
 

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