Unrestrained woman dies after weekend crash in Denham Springs


DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (BRProud) – A Denham Springs woman died Saturday and another person sustained moderate injuries after an accident on Juban Road in Denham Springs.

27-year-old Savannah Ringe was not wearing a seat belt when her car crossed the center line and struck an oncoming pickup truck head-on, according to Louisiana State Police.

Ringe sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where she later died.

The other driver, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained less serious injuries and was also transported to a local hospital.

Impairment is not known in this case, “but toxicology samples were taken from both drivers,” according to the Louisiana State Police.

The investigation into this crash remains ongoing.

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