Claiborne Parish, La — A Homer woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of LA Highway 9 and US Highway 79.
The wreck happened shortly before 6 p.m. on Monday.
The preliminary investigation reveals a SUV driven by 67-year-old Gloria Bennett, of Homer, was traveling north on LA Highway 9, when Bennett failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection US Highway 79. Bennett then hit a northbound tractor-trailer driven by 52-year-old Paul Summers of El Dorado, AR.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash, but Bennett was flown to an area hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries.
Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.