LAFOURCHE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – A 17-year-old girl was killed and 5 people were ejected from a car after crashing into a truck in Cut Off around 11 a.m. Friday, May 19.
According to the Louisiana State Police, troopers responded to a crash on Hwy. 3235 at West 54th Street. An investigation revealed Mary Borne, 37, was attempting to turn a 1999 Lincoln Navigator onto the street but failed to yield and collided with a 2011 Ford F-250.
State police said none of the passengers in the Lincoln were wearing a seatbelt and they were ejected from the car. Mary Borne, an adult and two juveniles were sent to the hospital with critical injuries. Destiny Borne died as a result of the crash.
The driver of the Ford was wearing a seatbelt, as was the passenger. They were sent to the hospital with moderate injuries.
The police are still investigating the crash, and toxicology samples were taken from both drivers.