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One dead in accident on Highway 165

MONROE, La. - One person has died after an accident in Monroe.

According to the Monroe Police Department, the accident happened Thursday morning at 9:52 AM.

Police say two-vehicles were involved in a crash at the intersection of US Hwy165 North and Horseshoe Lake Road that resulted in one fatality.

Investigation revealed that Patricia Pitarro was traveling West bound when she crossed over US Hwy 165 North with oncoming traffic.

Pitarro was the only person in the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle was taken to St. Francis hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Monroe police are asking if there are any witnesses to the crash that occurred please call Monroe police at 318-329-2600 as the investigation is still ongoing.  

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