Police investigate deadly rollover crash on I-110, release name - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Police investigate deadly rollover crash on I-110, release name of victim

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities said impairment is suspected in a single-vehicle deadly crash near downtown Baton Rouge early Thursday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Evan Junker, 21, of Greenwell Springs.

Investigators said it happened on I-110 North near the Convention Street exit around 2 a.m.

Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely Jr. said Junker was thrown out of his vehicle after he lost control and hit a guard rail.

He added alcohol is suspected as a factor in the crash.

The crash resulted in closures on I-110 North that lasted about two hours. All lanes were reopened around 4:15 a.m.

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