87-year-old killed in Ascension Parish crash

GEISMAR, LA (WAFB) - An elderly woman was killed Thursday afternoon after pulling into the path of an oncoming truck.

State Police say Lonie Marchand, 87, was driving west at the intersection of Ashland Rd. and LA 75.  She came to a stop and tried to turn left onto LA 75 and was struck by a northbound dump truck on the driver's side of her car.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

Impairment is not suspected to have been a factor in the crash.

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