EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Reginald Elloie, of Slidell, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in East Baton Rouge Parish Monday night.

Elloie, a 23-year-old Southern University business major student, was killed in a vehicle crash near campus Monday night.


According to reports, Elloie was traveling in a vehicle on Interstate 20 near Scenic Highway, when the crash occurred around 9 p.m. Monday.

Elloie was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries suffered in the wreck.

The university issued the following statement:

Southern University extends condolences to the family, classmates, and friends of student Reginald Elloie, a senior from New Orleans who was majoring in business. Elloie was tragically killed in a vehicular accident Monday evening.

Southern University students who are affected by this tragedy are encouraged to reach out to the University Counseling Center at 225-771-2480 or counselingcenter@subr.edu during normal business hours. Our Holistic Behavior 24-Hour Crisis Hotline can be reached at 225-368-9602. Other resources can be found at subr.edu/counselingcenter.

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.