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Jan 31, 2013 8:18 AM by AP

State Police: Port Allen man dies in US 190 crash

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State police say a 60-year-old Port Allen man died after his SUV slammed into a tractor-trailer trying to turn into a private driveway off U.S. 190 near the Huey P. Long Bridge in Baton Rouge.

Trooper Jared Sandifer says 51-year-old Alvester Moore Jr., of Smackover, Ark., was traveling east on U.S. 190 in an 18-wheeler Wednesday night when he attempted to turn left into a private driveway.

While Moore was turning, Sandifer says an SUV driven by Wilson Battley Jr. hit the trailer that stretched across both lanes.

Sandifer says Battley was wearing a seat belt.

The accident is still under investigation.

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