Early morning crash on Highway 385 leaves one dead - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Early morning crash on Highway 385 leaves one dead

(WMC-TV) - One woman is dead and a man is under arrest after they were involved in an accident on Highway 385 at Kirby Parkway early Sunday morning.

According to a preliminary investigation, 30-year-old Shawtisha Bonner was driving westbound on 385 when she struck a vehicle driven by Sean Armstrong, 25, as he attempted to merge into traffic from the entrance ramp. Both vehicles then left the roadway and went northbound down an embankment.

Bonner was pronounced dead at the scene. Armstrong was arrested for being in a crash involving a death, not providing proof of insurance and driving with a suspended license.

Three passengers from the accident were taken to The Regional Medical Center, one in critical condition and two in non-critical condition.

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