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

Two dead after vehicle crash in Ethel

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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