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Wrong-way driver killed Baton Rouge woman in St. James Parish crash

3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago Monday, May 08 2023 May 8, 2023 May 08, 2023 3:37 PM May 08, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. JAMES PARISH - A woman from Baton Rouge was killed when a wrong-way driver hit her car on Sunday night in St. James Parish.

According to State Police, 27-year-old Jiasia Steib from Baton Rouge was driving north along Blues Highway near I-10 at 10:30 p.m. 

Troopers said 50-year-old Mark Wooten from Houston was driving the opposite direction, crossed over the center line and hit Steib head-on. She died at the scene. 

Wooten was taken to a hospital and after his release was booked for vehicular homicide, reckless operation, DWI and no seatbelt. 

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