LINCOLN PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Thursday October 28 shortly after 8:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F investigated a fatal two-vehicle crash.
Per the release, 54-year-old Edith Anderson of Dubach was killed in the crash, which occurred on McCullin Road west of LA Hwy 563.
During the investigation, troopers determined that a 1999 Ford F-250 being driven by 62-year-old Levi McCullin, Jr. of Ruston was traveling east on McCullin Road when it crossed the centerline and struck Anderson’s vehicle which was headed East.
Anderson who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
McCullin was also not wearing a seatbelt at the time and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities have determined that impairment was a factor in the crash, and have submitted toxicology samples for analysis.
Louisiana State Police have issued a caution to motorists, stating:
“Impaired driving continues to be a major problem throughout Louisiana. Whether impaired through alcohol, drugs, or a combination of the two, the consequences of driving while impaired remain the same. Making good choices while in motor vehicles such as; never driving while impaired, always ensuring every occupant is properly restrained, and avoiding all distractions can often mean the difference between life and death.”Louisiana State Police