BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Department are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday night on Airline Highway.
According to BRPD, investigation shows a 2019 Ford Mustang was headed south on Airline Highway at high speeds, when the driver lost control of the vehicle around 9:00 p.m. The Mustang crashed into metal guardrails and then a concrete pylon.
The driver of the Mustang was a 22-year-old male, who has been taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. The passenger of the vehicle, 27-year-old Kaitlyn Jones, died at the scene due to her injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation.