Head-on collision leaves one dead

LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - A 21-year-old man was killed after another driver plowed into his vehicle Wednesday night, according to authorities.

The Louisiana State Police reported the crash happened on LA 442 near LA 1036 in Livingston around 9 p.m.

Trooper Russell Graham said Keith Owens, 19, crossed the center line in his truck, hitting Zeferino Flores' car.

Investigators said Flores was not wearing his seatbelt and was pronounced dead at North Oaks Medical Center.

They added Owens was also unrestrained and remains in the hospital with serious injuries.

Troopers are still investigating exactly how the crash happened, but don't suspect alcohol as a factor.

They reported charges could still be filed against Owens.

Graham said this is the third accident in two days in the Baton Rouge area in which someone not wearing their seatbelt was killed.

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