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Two teens dead after car crashed into pond along Perkins Road

2 years 10 hours 48 minutes ago Monday, June 20 2022 Jun 20, 2022 June 20, 2022 6:36 PM June 20, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

PRAIRIEVILLE - Two 16-year-olds died Sunday afternoon when their car crashed and went into a pond near the Ascension and East Baton Rouge parish line. 

State Police said Caroline Smith and Chloe Hamilton were inside the car when it went into the water along Perkins Road near Santa Maria Parkway. 

Troopers said Smith was driving the vehicle, which went off-road at a curve, hit a tree and then went airborne before landing in the pond.

Initial reports from first responders suggested the teens were taken to a hospital after the wreck. Police later clarified the victims died at the crash scene. 


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