Police identify woman killed in crash on 'New Bridge'

Police identify woman killed in crash on 'New Bridge'

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have released the name of the woman who died in a rear-end collision on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge (New Bridge) early Monday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Maci Sanders, 24, of Baton Rouge. The wreck happened just before 2:30 a.m.

Investigators said she was in the back seat of a 2013 Toyota Camry that stopped on the bridge because the driver thought he had hit something.

They added a 2010 Nissan Titan slammed into the back of the Camry while it was stopped. Sanders died at the scene. Three others in the car, including the driver, were taken to the hospital.

Authorities said the driver of the truck also went to the hospital. None of their injuries are considered life-threatening.

No charges have been filed. The crash remains under investigation.

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