Driver Charged In Deadly I-12 U-Turn Attempt

State police say a Hammond man is facing multiple charges, including vehicular homicide, after his deadly decision to attempt a U-turn while impaired on I-12 in St. Tammany Parish.

Troopers say the car of 62-year-old Erroll Nugent was struck in the rear Wednesday afternoon by an 18-wheeler after he crossed the median of the interstate to try and get back to the exit to U.S. 190 South.

The crash resulted in the death of one-year-old Bryce Martin, a passenger in Nugent's vehicle, and injuries to himself and three other passengers.

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