Toxicology results in for fatal cycling accident

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 3:15pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Police say the man charged with running over and killing cyclist, Nathaniel Crowson, on Perkins Road over the weekend had nearly four times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Toxiology results show that Joseph Branch, 28, had a blood alcohol content of .307 percent at the time of the accident. The legal limit to get behind the wheel in Louisiana is a BAC of .08 percent.

Daniel Morris, the other cyclist involved in the accident, is still in critical condition.

The legal limit in Louisiana is a blood alcohol content of .08 percent.

Branch is charged with second offense DWI and vehicular homicide.


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