One dead in Ascension Parish wreck
DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities said at least one person is dead in a wreck at the parish line between Ascension and St. James parishes.
Officials said the wreck closed LA 3127 at LA 70, southeast of Donaldsonville.
Two vehicles were involved, and one person was killed while two others were injured.
The wreck trapped some of the victims in their vehicles, forcing emergency responders to cut them free.
Officials responded to the scene did not say what caused the wreck. The area has been under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms and hail move through southeast Louisiana Friday evening.