BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to a deadly crash at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 8.

56-year-old Dereck Hudson, of 1915 Tennessee St., was killed in the crash.

BRPD says that the 56-year-old motorist was pronounced dead at the scene and “police believe Hudson had a medical issue while driving.”

The crash took place in the vicinity of the I-10 split on I-12 East.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, “a Mercedes C300 left the roadway and crashed on the side of the interstate.”

The investigation into this deadly crash remains open.