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Woman dies in I-12 crash

3 years 5 months 4 weeks ago April 01, 2013 Apr 1, 2013 Monday, April 01 2013 April 01, 2013 10:07 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

ROBERT - State police say a multivehicle crash on Interstate 12 took the life of a 71-year-old Covington woman.

Trooper Nick Manale says the four vehicle crash took place shortly after 6 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of the interstate at the Robert exit in Tangipahoa Parish.

Manale said a car was sitting in the left westbound lane from a previous accident. It was hit by a utility truck and then a pickup driven by Terry Gerot hit the back of the utility truck.

Manale says Gerot was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office.

He says the drivers of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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