Posted: Oct 5, 2012 9:03 AM by AP/CS
VACHERIE, La. (AP) - A 59-year-old woman was killed and two men were injured in a head-on collision on La. 18 in St. James Parish.
State police say Linda Dupard, of Vacherie, was driving a car east on La. 18 when it was hit by a pickup about noon Thursday.
Troopers say the truck crossed the center line.
The St. James Parish Coroner's Office pronounced Dupard dead at the scene.
Twenty-seven-year-old Lionel Temple, of Vacherie, the driver of the truck, was taken to St. James Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
Temple's passenger, 30-year-old Brandon McLain, of Vacherie, was also injured.
The wreck remains under investigation.