BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a fatal car crash that took the life Brian C. Richoux, 20, of Baton Rouge.
Deputies responded to the accident at the intersection of Millerville Road and Old Hammond Highway around 4:20 a.m on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
According to a police statement, a vehicle exited the interstate traveling northbound on Millerville. The driver of this car was speeding. A witness said the car was also swerving.
Investigators say it appears that the vehicle continued speeding and struck the base of the traffic light pole at the intersection.
Richoux was pronounced dead on the scene.
The incident is still under investigation.