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Driver expected to face charges in deadly 3-vehicle crash

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This was the scene after the deadly crash. It closed the roadway for several hours. This was the scene after the deadly crash. It closed the roadway for several hours.
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Charges are expected soon for the person accused of causing a deadly crash Friday morning.

It happened on LA 73 (Old Jefferson Hwy) in Prairieville.

The Louisiana State Police said Carolyn Brouillette, 56, died in the wreck.

According to troopers, she was headed south in a black SUV when a white SUV driven by Ashton Claiborne, 29, tried to pass her.

Investigators said Claiborne slammed head-on into a cement truck when he crossed the center line.

They reported the cement truck then spun and hit Brouillette's vehicle.

Neighbors said they aren't surprised by the accident.

I'll come down this road and people are constantly speeding," said Danielle Faust. "I don't get the point of passing and speeding on these roads. There's tons of cars."

Claiborne was ticketed for careless operation and driving with a suspended license following a crash in June.

His previous record also includes DWI and speeding.

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