Deadly crash in French Settlement
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after crashing into a tree in the 17000 block of Highway 16 in Livingston Parish. A witness tells News 2 the car was swerving on the road before it crashed into a tree. Police suspect alcohol use as a cause. Neither person in the car was wearing a seat belt. Both were ejected. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. The names of the victims have not been released.