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Three killed in head-on crash in Terrebonne Parish

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Three people were killed Sunday night in a head-on crash on LA 182 in Terrebonne Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.

Investigators say a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo, driven by 56 year-old Juan Martinez-Silva, was traveling west on LA 182 just passed LA 660. The Rodeo crossed the center line and struck a 2000 Cadillac Deville that was traveling eastbound on LA 182. The Deville was being driven by 48 year-old Belinda Leonard of Raceland.  

After the head-on impact, the Rodeo began to rotate counter-clockwise and rolled onto its passenger side. Martinez-Silva, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on the scene by the Terrebonne Parish Coroner's Office.  

Leonard, who was wearing a seat belt, was also pronounced dead on the scene by the Terrebonne Parish Coroner's Office. 

34 year-old John Steve of Raceland, a passenger in the Deville, died while in route to the hospital. Steve was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. 

28 year-old Natasha Rogers of Gray, also a passenger in the Deville, was transported to Terrebonne General Hospital with severe injuries. Rogers was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Alcohol use is unknown at this time and routine toxicology tests are pending. This crash remains under investigation.    

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