Early morning crash kills one in Lafourche Parish

Early morning crash kills one in Lafourche Parish

LOCKPORT, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are investigating an early morning crash that killed a woman.

Police say around 3:00 a.m. state troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on LA 308 near Myrtle Drive in Lockport. The crash took the life of 37-year old Donna Boudreaux of Cut Off.

The preliminary investigation revealed Boudreaux was traveling south on LA 308 in a 2004 Ford Taurus. For unknown reasons, Boudreaux traveled off the road to the left and attempted to reenter the highway by steering to the right.

As she reentered LA 308, she struck a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe head-on that was being  driven northbound on LA 308 by 53-year-old Laurie Rousse also of Cut Off.

Rousse had 53-year-old passenger Ann Addison of Galliano, LA inside of her vehicle.

Boudreaux sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash. Both Rousse and Addison sustained moderate injuries.

Alcohol and drug use is unknown on the part of Boudreaux. Toxicology tests are pending.

Rousse is not suspected to have been impaired at the time of the crash; however, a blood sample was taken. Boudreaux was properly restrained at the time of the crash. Rousse and Addison were not properly restrained.

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