Louisiana State Police - State Troopers
Louisiana State Police - State Troopers

Child killed in West Baton Rouge crash

PORT ALLEN – State police is investigating a crash that killed a 9-year-old child in Port Allen Saturday evening.

Officials say a Jeep Cherokee was headed south on LA 415 while a Chevy Blazer was headed north. As the Jeep tried to make a left turn at the intersection, the Blazer hit the front passenger side of the Jeep.

Authorities say all occupants in the Jeep were properly restrained and uninjured. The driver and rear passenger of the Chevy were unrestrained and suffered moderate injuries.

The child, Braelynn Washington, was the front passenger in the Chevy and was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. She later died from her injuries.

Officials say it is unknown if either driver was impaired during the crash.

The crash remains under investigation, and state troopers will forward their findings to the West Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s office for evaluation.

Download the Unfiltered with Kiran app from the Apple App Store and Google Play to stay updated on any new developments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Interested in advertising with us?

We’d love to have you on the team! Drop us a line and we’ll be happy to follow up. 


Let's Connect

Follow along on your favorite social media platform and get the latest updates directly in your feed!

Got a tip on a story?

Submit a Tip

Have a tip on a story? Send it directly to our team using the form below!