Authorities have reported a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday, shortly before 2:30 p.m. on LA Highway 1205, Philadelphia Road.
The accident is said to have claimed the life of a Georgetown woman.
According to the preliminary report, a 41-year-old woman identified as Tara H. Parker was traveling southbound with a U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicle on Philadelphia Road when another vehicle driving southbound behind tried to overtake Parker’s vehicle. Then Parker maneuvered her vehicle onto the yellow center lines before it crashed with the second vehicle.
The crash caused Parker’s vehicle to run off the road and overturned.
Officials stated that Parker was pulled out of the vehicle and was confirmed dead at the scene.
The driver of the other vehicle was not badly injured.
The cause of the crash is still under Louisiana State Police Troop E investigation.