ST. LANDRY PARISH (KLFY) – State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash Monday evening that left a 16-year-old dead.
Troopers were called to the scene just after 9:00 p.m. on LA Highway 363 near the St. Landry/Evangeline Parish line.
An initial investigation revealed that the crash occurred when Adrian Johnson, 16, of Washington, Louisiana was traveling southbound on LA 363 when her vehicle struck a cow that was in the southbound lane.
Her vehicle would then travel across the northbound lane into a ditch and strike a culvert.
Sargent Jared Sandifer says Johnson was unrestrained at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.