5-month-old baby dies after 3 vehicle wreck in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Update 11/09: 

According to authorities, Jessica Cowart turned herself in to officers in Denham Springs Thursday November 9th for her role in an October 11th crash on I-12 East that claimed the life of 5-month-old Reese Graham. Throughout the course of the investigation it was found that Jessica was operating her 2015 GMC Sierra in a reckless manner by speeding and texting, when she struck a Hyundai SUV.

Cowart and her attorney met with officers at the Livingston Detention center after learning that warrants for her arrest were issued. Cowart was booked on charges of Negligent Homicide, Negligent Injuring, and Reckless Operation.

Update 10/13:

The 5-month-old baby has reportedly died from injuries.


A 5-month-old baby is in critical condition after a three vehicle wreck in Denham Springs. 

According to authorities, the accident happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday on I-12 East when a GMC truck rear ended an SUV. 

The driver of the GMC was also taken to the hospital. The driver's condition is unknown at this time. 



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