Fatal wreck in Zachary

Fatal wreck in Zachary

POSTED: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 8:47am

UPDATED: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 11:32am

This is a NBC 33 News Update. Original story posted below.

ZACHARY, La (EBR Sheriff) East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies responded to a traffic crash at 5:00 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Highway 964 and Heck Young in which a man's vehicle left the roadway and hit a ditch embankment.

According to reports, the man was traveling west bound on Heck Young when he left the roadway and hit the ditch embankment.

Patrick Jones, 48, of 3640 Van Buren St. in Baker, La was trapped inside the vehicle when responders arrived on scene. He was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries shortly after he was extracted from the vehicle. The accident is still under investigation.

Original Story:

ZACHARY, La (WVLA) -- An early morning wreck claimed the life of one man this morning in Zachary. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies are trying to locate his family now. A white Chevrolet pick up truck hit a culvert on Hwy 964 in front of Teddy's Juke Joint at around 5am. East Baton Rouge Sheriffs deputies, Crime Scene Investigators and the Coroner are on the scene.

We will continue to update this story as soon as more details become available.
 

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