Sep 27, 2013 9:13 AM by AP (Photo courtesy MGN Online)
State police say a Cottonport man died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 in Rapides Parish.
Troopers say 47-year-old Jonathan E. Nichols died in Thursday's crash.
Investigators say a car driven by Nichols crossed the centerline and collided with a pickup driven by 48-year-old Ricky Meyer, of Corona, Calif. Nichols was pronounced dead at the scene.
Troopers say Meyer received moderate injuries and was taken to Rapides Regional Trauma Center in Alexandria.
The crash remains under investigation.