Gonzales man killed in single-vehicle crash in Hammond

Gonzales man killed in single-vehicle crash in Hammond

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Gonzales man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Hammond late Tuesday night.

Investigators with the Hammond Police Department say 26-year-old Matthew Britt was traveling westbound on West Thomas Street at a high rate of speed with an unnamed female driver. The car was brought to a stop when the car struck a traffic light pole.

Britt died as an ambulance was transporting him to an area hospital. The driver was also taken to an area hospital and was taken into emergency surgery. Her condition is unknown.

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