Head-on Crash in Beauregard Parish Kills Alexandria Woman

The American Press

<p class="p1">BEAUREGARD PARISH — An Alexandria woman died this morning after the vehicle she was driving traveled into the path of an 18-wheeler.</p><p class="p1">On July 24, 2018, shortly after 11:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 1146 (Ikes Road) about 3/10 of a mile north of Louisiana Highway 112 in Beauregard Parish.  The preliminary investigation revealed a 2017 Nissan Rogue driven by 66-year-old Brenda Bordelon of Alexandria was traveling north on LA 1146 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed the centerline and collided with a southbound 18-wheeler. </p><p class="p1">Despite wearing a seat belt, Bordelon was pronounced dead at the scene due to the severity of the crash. </p><p class="p1">The driver of the 18-wheeler, 39-year-old Jeffery McWilliams of Leesville, received minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.</p><p class="p1">A toxicology sample was obtained from the drivers and will be submitted for analysis.  The crash remains under investigation. </p><p class="p1">In 2018, Troop D has investigated 15 fatal crashes resulting in 15 deaths.</p>””<p>In 2018, Troop D has investigated 15 fatal crashes resulting in 15 deaths.</p>

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