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Police identify man killed in Scenic Hwy crash

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have released the name of the person killed in a crash in Baton Rouge Sunday evening.

The victim was identified as Timothy Lee, 27, of Baton Rouge.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the two-vehicle wreck happened on Scenic Highway at the intersection with Thomas Road around 5:30 p.m.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. with BRPD reported Lee was stopped on Thomas at Scenic and for unknown reasons, drove his 2003 Toyota Corolla into the intersection and was hit by a 2013 Jeep Wrangler on Scenic.

Investigators said neither speed nor alcohol were factors in the crash.

The driver of the Jeep was not charged.

The crash remains under investigation.

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