One dead after vehicle went airborne on I-10 at Perkins Road

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a 2011 Chevrolet Colorado that went airborne on I-10 at Perkins Road on Sunday morning.

Traffic Homicide Detectives learned that the driver of the Colorado was traveling east on I-10 at Perkins Road when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the guardrail. Police say the vehicle went airborne after leaving the roadway and landed on its roof.

21-year-old Zachary Gunter was a passenger and died at the scene. The driver was sent to a local hospital with serious injuries. Gunter was from St. Francisville, La.

This is an open investigation.

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