LSP investigating fatal crash on Airline Hwy

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State Police (LSP) is investigating a fatal crash that took place on Airline Hwy.

The crash happened Friday after 11:30 a.m. on Airline Hwy at Alco Avenue and took the life of 66-year-old Yolanda Schuchard of Baton Rouge, according to LSP.

State Police investigators found that Schuchard’s vehicle and another vehicle crashed when Schuchard failed to yield at a stop sign while traveling north on Airline Hwy.

While both drivers were wearing their seatbelts, Schuchard sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to LSP. The driver of the other vehicle involved was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

LSP said this is an ongoing investigation.

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