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Fatal wrong way crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish

2 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 26 2015 Aug 26, 2015 August 26, 2015 8:58 AM August 26, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

AMITE- One person has died in a two vehicle accident Wednesday on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish between Independence and Amite.
    
Louisiana State Police have identified the victim in the accident as 22-year-old Summer Allen Graves of Amite.
    
Police say the accident was reported about 3 a.m.
    
Police say investigators believe Graves was traveling north in the southbound lane of the interstate and collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by 63-year-old Jackie Hartfield of Columbia, Mississippi.
    
Graves was pronounced deceased on scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office. Hartfield suffered minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital.

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