Posted: Sep 1, 2011 8:45 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP
WATSON, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a crash on La. Highway 1019 near Watson that claimed the life of a Denham Springs woman.
The accident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday
Troopers says 39-year-old Michael Mitchell of Walker was driving a pickup east on Highway 1019 when he entered a right-hand curve, crossed the centerline, and side-swiped another pickup. Investigators says Walker's truck continued east on the roadway and crashed head-on into a car driven by 68-year-old Marion Wall.
Wall was pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston Parish Coroner's Office.
Troopers say Mitchell was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.