Posted: Mar 19, 2010 7:40 AM
Updated: Mar 19, 2010 7:40 AM
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.
Information from: The News-Star, http://www.thenewsstar.com