BRPD investigates fatal crash on Choctaw Drive

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Investigators are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred last night around 8:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Choctaw Drive. The crash involved a 2009 Nissan Murano, a 2008 Honda Accord and a 2020 Nissan Versa.

The investigation revealed that the Honda Accord attempted to make a left turn from Choctaw while only having a green traffic signal, not a turn arrow. As a result, the Nissan Murano struck the Honda Accord. The Nissan Versa was subsequently struck by the Nissan Murano after the Murano collided with the Honda.

The passenger of the Honda Accord, 40-year-old Tony Harris, was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

This investigation remains ongoing.

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