SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) - A Sulphur man is dead following a Saturday morning crash on Interstate 10 underneath the Beglis Parkway overpass.
Sulphur Chief of Police Lewis Coats said at approximately 12:52 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a single-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 10. Upon arriving on the scene, it was determined a 2014 Mazda, driven by 22-year-old John Baker of Sulphur, was traveling westbound when he left the roadway for unknown reasons. Baker struck a guard rail and then a support pylon for the overpass, according to the news release.
Although Baker was wearing a seatbelt, he was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.