ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – Laverna Howard, 66, of McComb, Miss. was killed on Monday in a single vehicle crash.
The deadly crash took place around 11 p.m. on LA Hwy 964.
Howard was driving a 2016 Freightliner box truck at the time of the crash.
According to the Louisiana State Police, “the Freightliner ran off the roadway to the right and struck a ditch bordering the roadway.”
Howard was pronounced dead at the scene.
LSP is unable to determine whether Howard was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Investigators are awaiting toxicology results from Laverna Howard.
The investigation into this deadly crash remains ongoing.