BATON ROUGE, LA. (THECOUNT) — Brennan Butler, of New Orleans, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning vehicle crash in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Butler, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Baton Rouge early Saturday.
According to reports, Butler was operating a vehicle on Burbank Drive in East Baton Rouge, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle the entered a culvert.
Butler was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Baton Rouge is a city on the Mississippi River, and the capital of Louisiana. Antebellum landmarks include the castle-like Old Louisiana State Capitol, now a museum, and Magnolia Mound Plantation, with its French Creole house. LSU Rural Life Museum is a complex of refurbished buildings illustrating 18th- and 19th-century life. On the river, the USS Kidd is a retired WWII destroyer that is now a museum – wikipedia.