Latest Weather Blog
State Police: Three killed after truck slammed into tree on LA 16
FRANKLINTON - Three people were killed Sunday morning after their car slammed into a tree on LA 16 in Washington Parish.
State Police said the single-vehicle crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of LA 16 and LA 25. It claimed the lives of 29-year-old Juan Munoz, 32-year-old Ramon Munoz and 22-year-old Martin Vega.
Troopers said Juan Munoz was driving eastbound on LA 16 in a pickup truck. While approaching the intersection at LA 25, the vehicle never stopped and eventually crashed head-on into a tree.
Juan Munoz and the front seat passenger, Ramon Munoz, were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. The back seat passenger, Martin Vega, was not properly restrained. All three occupants died at the scene, according to police.
Toxicology samples were taken for analysis as part of an ongoing investigation.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Police were investigating Nathan Millard case when man fled from officers, caused...
At least two more years of work left on the Comite River...
Take a look inside Baton Rouge's Advanced Traffic Management Center
Amid outrage, corruption watchdogs question why son of ex-LSP leader wasn't arrested...
People gather on the Louisiana State Capitol steps to protest potential arrest...
LSU women's basketball looking to fight Michigan's height with speed
LSU Baseball opens SEC play - WBRZ Sports Takeover
Stadium Golf Tour comes to Baton Rouge
Catholic upsets Scotlandville in DI select title game for program's first state...
Port Allen wins 4th straight state title over Winnfield