Tenn. woman dies in La. crash
A Tennessee woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Louisiana.
State police say Erica B. Billiot of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was driving northbound on La. Highway 1 north of Simmesport when she began passing several vehicles at a high rate of speed.
Troopers say an 18-wheeler, driven by Ernest L. Griffin of Lettsworth was also headed north when he turned left onto a side street when both vehicles collided.
Billiot was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Her passenger, Jennifer A. Mose of Bunkie, received serious injuries and was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital.
Griffin was not injured.