May 2, 2013 1:51 PM by KATC

13-year-old victim identified in fatal crash

The 13-year-old girl that died in a major vehicle crash on Wednesday has been identified as Abigail Vasquez, 13, of Breaux Bridge.

Lafayette Police responded to a major vehicle crash on I-10 westbound mile marker 102, west of University Avenue on May 1, 2013.

According to Corporal Kyle Soriez, the driver of a Ford truck was traveling eastbound on I-10. For unknown reasons, the Ford truck crossed the median and struck a Pontiac sedan traveling westbound on I-10. The driver of the Ford truck, as well as the driver and two passengers in the Pontiac sedan were transported to area hospitals. Police diverted westbound traffic until the scene was cleared.

Abigail died at an area hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lafayette Police traffic division.



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