Single-vehicle crash leaves one dead

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Denham Springs woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Livingston Parish.

The victim is 60-year-old Johnnie W. Johnson.  State Police say Johnson failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway to the right. Johnson overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to cross Hwy 447 and then hit a utility pole.

The accident happened Saturday night around 11:30 p.m.

Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained fatal injuries.

State Police suspect impairment to be a factor in the crash.

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