Man dies in single-vehicle wreck

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.