In West Baton Rouge Parish, impairment is suspected in a crash that took a 37-year-old Simmesport woman’s life overnight.
State Police say it happened around midnight on Interstate 10, west of LA 415. Catherine Haase was driving her car down the interstate when it rear-ended another vehicle, possibly of truck or an 18-wheeler. Then her car ran off the road, and hit a tree.
Haase was pronounced dead at the scene. A toxicology sample was taken.