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10-year-old girl killed in LA1 head-on crash

Head-on crash (Source: WAFB) Head-on crash (Source: WAFB)
NAPOLEONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - A head-on collision in Napoleonville has taken the life of a 10-year girl.

State Police say the girl was a passenger in a car driven by her mother Sommer Pierson, 31, of Gray. Another passenger – Brandon Pennison,34, also from Gray – died later at the hospital.

The incident happened on Oct. 27. Officials say Pierson was traveling south on LA 1 around mile post 96.5 and Dale Robertson, 60, of Oscoda, MI was traveling north. Police say Pierson crossed into the northbound lane, striking Robertson head-on. Pierson and Robertson were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. 

Officials say impairment was not a factor.

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