BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - State Police have identified the driver of a dump truck who died when his vehicle overturned Monday morning.
The victim is 22-year-old Will E. Wright, Jr. of Hammond. It happened on Greenwell Springs Road near Jim Price Road south of Pride-Baywood Road in Baton Rouge.
Officials say Wright ran off the road to the right and went into the ditch and struck a culvert. The vehicle went airborne and then struck a tree.
Police say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. He died at the scene.
Driver impairment is not suspected, but a toxicology sample has been taken and submitted to the crime lab for analysis.