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Jeanerette Man Killed By A Car Racing With Another Car

Baton Rouge, La. – According to police, a Jeanerette man was killed in a crash by a car apparently racing with another car down Lobdell Boulevard in Baton Rouge around 5:30 pm this Saturday.
The crash involved a Ford Mustang, a BMW 135I, and a bicycle.
The Ford was traveling in the outside lane and the BMW was traveling in the inside lane. According to authorities, the two were drag racing on North Lobdell Blvd.
Both vehicles left the roadway due to the BMW losing control and striking the driver side of the Ford.
Both vehicles continued off the road striking a wooden utility pole and a bicyclist, before coming to rest against a tree.
The crash claimed the lives of the driver of the BMW, 56-year-old Christopher Brock of Baker and bicyclist identified as Deondrick Rudd of Jeanerette. Police said both died at the scene.
57-year-old Lattimore Brock, the driver of the Ford, was later arrested and booked into EBR Parish Prison on vehicular homicide charges, DWI, drag racing, failure to maintain control and reckless driving.
The crash is still under investigation according to authorities.

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