Husband and wife killed in Pointe Coupee crash

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State Police are investigating a fatal car crash that happened Saturday, February 22. Troopers say it happened just before 6:30 am on US Hwy 190 west of LA Hwy 81 in Pointe Coupee Parish, claiming the lives of 48-year-old Jason Wilson and 49-year-old Atrina Wilson of Ville Platte.

According to authorities, their initial investigation showed the single car crash happened as the Wilsons were headed westbound on US Hwy 190. Troopers say for some unknown reason, their
1992 Chevrolet Silverado ran off the road, then overturned and hit a tree.

Troopers say neither Wilson was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. They say both died at the scene of the crash.

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