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Accident claims Natchitoches Parish teen's life

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Posted: Aug 23, 2010 6:39 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Aug 23, 2010 10:19 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: car, accident, Campti, Natchitoches, Parish, teenager

A one-car accident near Campti has claimed the life of a Natchitoches Parish teenager.

State police say 14-year-old Colton T. Gourdon of Clarence was not wearing a seatbelt when the car he was riding left the road and hit a tree.

Troopers say the 13-year-old driver of the car was taken to LSU Hospital in Shreveport for treatment of serious injuries.

He was not wearing a seat belt.

They did not identify the driver because of his age.

Authorities consider excessive speed a factor in the crash.

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