Unrestrained Driver Killed In Head-On Collision
A Pineville woman was killed in a head-on collision in Evangeline Parish Saturday night.
Louisiana State Police Spokesman Bryan Lee reported 28-year-old Lacey Fontenot was killed when, while traveling northbound on U.S. 167, her vehicle crossed the center line striking another vehicle head-on.
Fontenot, a resident of Pineville, was unrestrained at the time of the crash. The Evangeline Parish Coroner's Office pronounced Fontenot dead at the scene.
The opposing driver,29-year-old Nickolas Fontenot (no apparent relation) of Ville Platte was also driving unrestrained. He sustained serious injuries.
It is unknown if impairment was a factor in this crash. A toxicology sample will be taken from both drivers and will be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.