Woman dead, toddler injured in crash on Scenic Hwy

Woman dead, toddler injured in crash on Scenic Hwy
Police presence was seen at a crash scene in the 3900 block of Scenic Highway. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A woman is dead and a toddler is injured after a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon.

Baton Rouge Police say the crash happened in the 3900 block of Scenic Highway near Mohican Street around 1:05 p.m.

Police say 21-year-old Doneisha Clarke died when she lost control of her Jeep and struck a metal utility pole. A 2-year-old in the back seat was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Speed is believed to be a factor, according to police.

The investigation is on going.

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