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Mar 19, 2010 8:40 AM

Bastrop woman killed in crash

BASTROP, La. (AP) A 35-year-old Bastrop woman has died in a two-vehicle crash in Morehouse Parish.

State police say an SUV was traveling west on La. Highway 2 Wednesday night when it crossed the center line and struck a tractor-trailer head-on.

After the collision, troopers say both vehicles ran off the road, and the 18-wheeler caught fire.

The driver of the SUV, 35-year-old Barbara Evans, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Morehouse Parish Coroner's Office.

The driver of the truck, 50-year-old Richard West from Grenada, Miss., was taken to Morehouse General Hospital with minor injuries.

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Information from: The News-Star, http://www.thenewsstar.com

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