Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a fatal crash on La. Hwy 9 north of Campti that claimed the life of a Natchitoches woman.
The preliminary investigation revealed a 2005 Chevrolet passenger car, driven by Nancy Gallien, 73, of Natchitoches was traveling south on Hwy 9 and for reasons still under investigation, lost control of her vehicle, exited the left side of the highway and struck a creek embankment.
Gallien, who was unrestrained, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. A toxicology sample was obtained and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
In 2020, Troop E has investigated 19 fatal crashes resulting in 21 deaths.
Law enforcement and medical personnel are in the scene of a fatal accident on Hwy 9 at what locals call the Racine Curve near Lakeview school
Victim possibly a DC escapee (Victim is not the escapee)
Natchitoches parish EMS, NPSO, LSP and Fire District 9 rescue units on the scene
it is confirmed the deceased is a Natchitoches resident. No further details at this time. Follow for more information as it becomes available