Jennings woman killed in I-10 crash

Posted at 7:32 AM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 08:32:35-04

A Jennings woman is dead following a two-vehicle crash on I-10 near Jennings. A spokesman with Louisiana State Police Troop D said the crash happened on the frontage road near Highway 102.

A wastewater truck driven by a Texas man was traveling west on the frontage road in a curve when the truck allegedly crossed the centerline

Troopers said the driver attempted to steer his vehicle back into the westbound lane of travel when he lost control and rolled into the eastbound lane hitting a vehicle driven by 58-year-old Barbara Labouve of Jennings, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Labouve was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the car was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck received minor injuries and was cited for careless operation. Every person involved was wearing their seatbelts.

This crash remains under investigation.