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3 dead in early morning accident

6 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, January 17 2017 Jan 17, 2017 January 17, 2017 7:38 PM January 17, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

LEESVILLE - A fiery early morning traffic accident in Vernon Parish caused three deaths.

State police say it happened around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday on Louisiana Highway 1146.

A driver lost control of a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu that ran off the roadway and hit several trees before overturning and becoming engulfed in flames.

All three people in the car died. Identities were being withheld pending notification of families. The results of routine toxicology tests were pending late Tuesday.

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