BR man killed after crashing into light pole

BATON ROUGE — It was just after 11:30 pm on Saturday, April 8th when Louisiana State Police Troopers responded to Airline Hwy. for a deadly wreck.

Daryus Weston, 31, of Baton Rouge was killed in the crash.

The investigation so far shows Weston was driving north on Airline Hwy. in a BMW near Castille Rd. in East Baton Rouge Parish. For reasons still under investigation, the BMW went off the roadway to the right and hit a culvert and concrete light pole.

Weston was not buckled and died on the scene.

As part of the ongoing investigation, a routine toxicology sample was obtained from Weston for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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