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Intoxication suspected in fatal Saturday crash, police still investigating

3 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Sunday, May 30 2021 May 30, 2021 May 30, 2021 2:53 PM May 30, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

NATCHITOCHES PARISH - Police suspect intoxication in a fatal Saturday wreck.

The incident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71 north of Campti. Karmelita Higgins, a 41-year-old McKinney resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to reports, Higgins veered off the highway, hitting a tree. She wasn't wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the car by the impact.

Authorities say impairment is a suspected factor. A toxicology sample has been submitted for analysis and the investigation is ongoing.

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