Acadia Parish – a two-vehicle crash occurred on LA Highway 13, south of Wilder Road, in Acadia Parish. The crash killed 63-year-old Pauline Martha Faulk of Crowley.
Faulk was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Prism when she failed to yield to oncoming traffic as she entered LA 13 from a private lot. Faulk’s vehicle was struck on the driver’s door in southbound travel lane by a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis.
Faulk was restrained at the time of the crash but suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the Mercury was not injured and seatbelt usage was unknown. The driver of the Mercury did submit a breath sample which indicated no alcohol in his system. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, but toxicology samples were taken for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.