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Driver killed in single-vehicle crash in Evangeline Parish

A single-vehicle crash occurred on LA Hwy 10 near Spring Prairie Road in Evagenline Parish on June 17, 2020 at 8:15pm. Kathleen Drew, 32, of Gulf Shores, Alambama was killed in the crash. Drew was driving a 2018 Hyundai Elantra East on LA 10 when, for reasons still under investigation, her vehicle ran off the roadway to the left. Upon doing so, the Hyundai struck several trees then overturned, coming to rest on its roof.

Drew was restrained at the time of the crash. She was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Her passenger was transported to a local hospital with only minor injuries despite having not been restrained. Impairment is unknown but standard toxicology samples were obtained for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.