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One dead, four hospitalized after West Monroe car crash

WEST MONROE, LA - (5/8/2018) One man is dead and four others have been hospitalized after a car crash on Warren Drive in West Monroe.

Around 9:30 Monday night, a Volkswagen Passat made a left turn from Warren onto Wellerman Drive, and their car was struck by a speeding 2014 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 18-year-old Dalton Lee.

A passenger in the Passat, 68-year-old Willie Cook, died and the driver was airlifted to Rapides Hospital in Alexandria.

Lee and two teenage passengers who were riding in the truck have been taken to St. Francis Hospital to be treated for injuries.

Toxicology was obtained from Lee and the results are pending.

Louisiana State Police are helping West Monroe Police with the investigation.

We'll update you when more information becomes available.


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