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LSP: Prairieville woman dies after two-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish

5 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, January 06 2018 Jan 6, 2018 January 06, 2018 11:33 AM January 06, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. AMANT - A two-vehicle crash claimed the life of 75-year-old Prairieville woman in Ascension Parish Friday evening.

According to Louisiana State Police, troopers began investigating the two-vehicle crash on LA 431 near the intersection of Gold Place Road shortly after 6:00 p.m.

Troopers later learned that 75-year-old Zora Marshall of Prairieville died as a result of injuries she sustained in the crash.

Through the initial investigation, State Police determined the crash occurred as 74-year-old Paul Marshall of Prairieville was traveling northbound on LA 431 in a 1995 Ford Econoline van.

At the same time, 49-year-old William Huber of Gonzales was making a left turn onto LA 431 from a parking lot in a 2003 Dodge Ram.

Huber failed to yield and struck Marshall's vehicle, according to State Police.

Zora Marshall was properly restrained but sustained injuries in the crash. She was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Paul Marshall and William Huber were properly restrained and were not injured in the crash.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash but standard toxicology samples were taken from both drivers for analysis.

Huber was cited for failure to yield, driving under suspension and switched license plate, according to State Police.

The crash remains under investigation and further charges are pending, State Police said. Check back for updates.

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