Baton Rouge car crash death of Nelson Nunez – Obituary
According to the East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office, an elderly man died from his injuries after being hit by an 18-wheeler in early June.
According to a Louisiana State Police spokeswoman, the collision occurred on I-10 Westbound at Highland Road around 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. Nelson Nunez, 75, has been recognized as the elderly guy.
According to LSP, Nunez was driving a 2011 Kia Optima when his roof rack snapped and his belongings tumbled onto the road. Nunez then sought to recover his belongings off the road.
At the same moment, an 18-wheeler was heading westbound on Interstate 10, and Nunez, for unknown reasons, joined the freeway in the path of the 18-wheeler.