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LSP reports no deadly crashes during "critical hours" of New Year's Eve

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Louisiana State Police said it was not contacted to investigate a single deadly crash statewide in the "critical hours" of New Year's Eve.

Troopers did investigate a deadly wreck in the Baton Rouge area Monday afternoon.

Herman Ricard, 44, of Baton Rouge died after veering off LA 957 in East Feliciana Parish and hitting a tree.

Investigators said they believe speed was a factor in the accident.

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