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LSP: Prairieville woman dies in crash on Airline Highway

1 year 9 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, January 01 2019 Jan 1, 2019 January 01, 2019 8:59 AM January 01, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH - An early morning crash took the life of a Prairieville woman on New Year's Day.

According to Louisiana State Police, the accident happened around 6 a.m. at the north intersection of Airline Highway and LA 73. 

State Police say 36-year-old Latasha E. Harris of Prairieville was traveling southbound on Airline Highway in a 2018 Mercedes C300. Harris was approaching the LA 73 overpass when the Mercedes ran off the roadway and struck a guardrail.

Harris was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital where she died from her injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

Troopers say she was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. Impairment is still unknown, but toxicology samples were taken for analysis.

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