Deputies identify 2 men killed in single-vehicle crash in Ethel - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Deputies identify 2 men killed in single-vehicle crash in Ethel

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ETHEL, LA (WAFB) -

The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the lives of two men on Line Road Extension. 

Deputies say the crash happened just before 8 p.m. 

According to investigators, 22-year-old Johnathan Hilliard of Baton Rouge was driving his 2010 BMW 328 southbound on Line Road Extension near LA 955 when deputies believe he ran a stop sign and hit a tree. 

Hilliard and his passenger, 21-year-old Sterling Kado were both pronounced dead at the scene by the East Feliciana Parish Coroner's Office. 

It is currently unknown if impairment played a part in the crash. A toxicology sample was taken from Hilliard and submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

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