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Woman died in head-on crash in Ascension Parish Friday afternoon

10 months 5 days 35 minutes ago Saturday, July 10 2021 Jul 10, 2021 July 10, 2021 11:34 AM July 10, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. AMANT - State Police are investigating a deadly two-vehicle crash along LA 22.

According to Louisiana State Police, the wreck happened on LA Hwy 22, east of LA Highway 936, around 3:30 p.m. Friday. Danielle Smith, 45, of Gonzales was killed in the collision.

Investigators believe Smith was traveling westbound when she was fatally struck by a pick-up truck. Troopers said the other driver, 54-year-old Leslie Boothe, crossed the center line into the opposing lane and struck Smith's vehicle head-on.

Smith died in the crash, and Boothe sustained minor injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts, police said.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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