OSCAR, La. (BRPROUD) — Louisiana State Police are investigating a deadly two-vehicle crash that killed two in Pointe Coupee Parish around 10 a.m. Thursday.
According to state police, a 2018 Lincoln MKX SUV, driven by Barbara Rigby, 69, was eastbound on U.S. 190. Rigby was accompanied by Maynette Dobard, 98. Troopers say Rigby went off the road and ran into the back of a 2020 Volvo 18-wheeler that was on the shoulder with its emergency blinkers on.
The investigation shows both women in the Lincoln were wearing their seatbelts. They were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
This is an ongoing investigation.