Crash claims the life of Convent woman

GRAMERCY, LA (WAFB) - State Police say a Convent woman has been killed in a single vehicle crash.  The crash happened on the I-10 exit ramp at LA Hwy 641 in St. James Parish, just after 6:15 pm Friday evening.

An investigation revealed that Raymond Barrios, Jr. ,70, was driving west on the exit ramp when for unknown reasons Barrios' vehicle ran off the road to the left.  After running off the road the car struck a tree on the driver's side.

Laura Barrios, 65, a passenger in the rear seat, was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries.  Raymond Barrios suffered minor to moderate injuries. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, however, toxicology results are pending.

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