Investigators on scene of fatal wreck near Pecanland mall

(Source: WALB)
(Source: WALB)
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 10:49 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2022 at 12:37 PM CST
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - UPDATE: Monroe police have identified the victim as 33-year-old Timothy Crisp.

This is an updated story. Read the previous versions below.

UPDATE: I-20 eastbound is now open.

MPD says they believe excessive speed might have caused the wreck. The car allegedly went off the road and hit a bridge piling at 10:13 a.m.

Although the area is open, motorists are still encouraged to use caution as investigators are still at the scene.

There has been a fatal accident involving one vehicle going east on I-20 near Pecanland Mall, according to Monroe Police Department.

MPD is on the scene and is advising motorists to avoid the area.

We will continue to update this story as we get more information. Check back for more details.