Teen killed in Jefferson Hwy crash

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 17-year-old was killed in a single-car crash Monday afternoon in Mid City.

Police say Samuel Barth was driving southbound on Jefferson Highway at a high rate of speed, lost control in a curve, hit a power pole and overturned.

This crash happened near Town Center.

Barth was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

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