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Baton Rouge man killed in single vehicle crash

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

State Police say a Baton Rouge man has been killed in an early morning crash.  The crash happened just after 3:30 am on La Hwy 327 just north of Ben Hur Road.

Investigators say Jonas Heath, 44, was traveling southbound on La Hwy 327 when for unknown reasons he failed to negotiate a left hand curve.  His vehicle ran off the road to the right, after leaving the roadway the car hit the side of the levee and overturned multiple times.

Heath was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash but sustained fatal injuries.  It is unknown whether he was impaired at the time, toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis.

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