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Pregnant woman and unborn child die in crash that may have involved road rage

6 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago Friday, January 31 2020 Jan 31, 2020 January 31, 2020 11:44 AM January 31, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
One person was killed and another was injured when two vehicles crashed into two power poles in Kenner Photo: The Advocate

KENNER - A woman who was eight months pregnant was killed in a Thursday afternoon accident when her car slammed into a utility pole in a two-vehicle wreck that may have involved road rage.

According to The Advocate, 22-year-old Jade Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened within the 2400 block of West Esplanade Avenue. 

A spokesman with Kenner Police said Lewis' baby could not be saved.

A second female motorist who'd been driving a silver SUV was taken to the hospital after hitting a pole about a half-block away from the first crash. 

Police didn't identify the surviving driver, but criminal charges are a possibility.

The drivers were headed eastbound on West Esplanade when Lewis' dark gray Chevrolet sedan swerved off the road and crashed into a utility pole.  

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