La. State Police investigating fatal St. John Parish crash

La. State Police investigating fatal St. John Parish crash

RESERVE, La. (WVUE) -A Wednesday morning crash in St. John Parish killed a 27-year-old Reserve woman, according to Louisiana State Police.

The crash happened around 7 a.m. on US 61 at Terre Haute Road and killed 27-year-old Alexis Nelson of Reserve.

State police say the crash occurred as Nelson was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze southbound on Terre Haute Road in an attempt to cross US 61.

At the same time, a Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling southbound on US 61. As the Chevrolet was crossing US 61, it was impacted on the passenger’s side by the tractor-trailer.

Nelson was not restrained and sustained severe injuries in the crash. She was transported to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Impairment is not suspected to have been a factor, but standard toxicology results are pending.

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