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Texas woman dies following crash Thursday in Calcasieu Parish

Posted at 9:22 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 22:22:58-04

A Texas woman involved in a single-vehicle crash has died of her injuries, according to State Police.

On September 20, 2018, at 1:58 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on I-10 West near milepost 26.9 in Calcasieu Parish, west of Westlake.

According to troopers, an investigation revealed a 2011 Ford pickup truck driven by 68-year-old Brenda L. Manuel of Vidor Texas was traveling west on I-10 prior to the crash. For unknown reasons the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway into the center median and overturned.

Manuel was properly restrained and was transported to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for further medical attention.

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Manuel succumbed to injuries sustained during the crash.