LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - State Police say an early morning vehicle crash has taken the life of an Independence woman. The crash happened Sunday morning around 5:45 am on La Hwy 1024, just east of La Hwy 16 in Livingston Parish.
An investigation revealed that Stephanie Prattini, 42, was driving eastbound on La Hwy 1024, when for unknown reasons her vehicle ran off the road to the right. Prattini then over-corrected and ran off the road to the left. After running off the road, her vehicle entered a ditch, struck a culvert and overturned.
Prattini was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries. It is unknown whether impairment was a factor in the crash. Toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis.