ASCENSION PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Brandon Chapman, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday fatal vehicle crash in Ascension Parish.

Chapman, 34, was killed in a single-vehicle near Prairieville early Sunday morning.


According to reports, Chapman was operating a Honda Accord on Interstate 10 west of LA-73 near Prairieville, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The Honda then came into contact with a substantial tree.

Chapman was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Ascension Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,215. Its parish seat is Donaldsonville. The parish was created in 1807. Ascension Parish is part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.