BRPD detectives investigate fatal crash on westbound I-12

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Detectives are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Friday, Dec. 17 around 2:44 p.m. on westbound lane of I-12.

The crash involved a 2017 Toyota Tacoma and a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle, according to police reports.

Detectives suspect that the motorcycle driver crashed into the rear end of the Toyota Tacoma. The driver of the motorcycle, John Stafford III, 41-years-old— was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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