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One person killed in Highway 16 wreck

1 year 2 months 4 days ago October 02, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Friday, October 02 2015 October 02, 2015 3:39 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

DENHAM SPRINGS - State police closed part of Highway 16 in northern Livingston Parish after a deadly wreck just after noon Friday.

Authorities said one person was killed and two people were injured in the wreck. It happened around 12:35 p.m. at 37742 Highway 16, north of Watson.

          UPDATE: State Police released new information about the wreck late Friday.  Troopers said they arrested a 58-year-old man.  Click HERE to read the update.

The Department of Transportation and Development said the southbound lanes of the highway were reopened just after 3 on Friday afternoon. There was little congestion related to the closure when the roadway was opened.

Louisiana State Police are investigating the wreck.

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