A man died early Sunday when his vehicle veered off the road and into a ditch, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said.
Rico Lamonte Robinson, 22, 2717 Badley Road, died at the scene of the accident about 5:40 a.m.
Robinson was heading east on Merrydale Avenue when his vehicle left the road near Satinwood Drive, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in a news release.
Merrydale and Satinwood intersect near Greenwell Springs Road and Hanks Drive.
Robinson was not wearing a seat belt, Hicks said. The accident is still under investigation.