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Raceland woman dies after car crash

3 years 8 months 3 days ago May 21, 2013 May 21, 2013 Tuesday, May 21 2013 May 21, 2013 11:30 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

GRAY, La. - State police say a 24-year-old Raceland woman has died from injuries she suffered in a head-on collision April 27 with a driver troopers allege was drunk.

Jeneva Billiot died over the weekend at University Hospital in New Orleans, where she was taken after the crash.

Troopers say 31-year-old Brandon Cheramie, of Galliano, was southbound on La. Highway 1 around 10 p.m. when he struck a northbound car driven by 31-year-old Benjamin Sanchez, also of Galliano.

Cheramie received minor injuries and refused treatment. Sanchez received moderate injuries and was taken to Lady of the Sea Hospital. Billiot was a passenger in Sanchez's car.

Troopers say Cheramie was booked with DWI.

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