EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Jimmy Lee Blount, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal single-vehicle crash in West Feliciana Parish.

Blount, 47, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near St. Francisville early Thursday morning.


According to reports, Blount was operating a Ford pickup on US Highway 61 near La. Highway 66 in West Feliciana Parish, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then collided with an embankment and rolled over.

Blount was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: East Baton Rouge Parish is the most populous parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 440,171. The parish seat is Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s state capital. East Baton Rouge Parish is located inside of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.