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Fatal Crash in Morehouse Parish, 2 others injured

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A 16-year-old girl is dead following a single vehicle crash on Highway 830-4 in Morehouse Parish.

Monday, at 10:58 p.m., Troopers responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 830-4 east of U.S. Highway 165.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a truck, driven by 16-year-old Tori Johnson of Bastrop, was traveling south on Louisiana Highway 830-4. Johnson  lost control of the truck while entering a curve and drove off the left side of the roadway. She then struck a tree.

Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Morehouse Parish Coroner's Office. One passenger, 22-year-old Haley Tyson of Bastrop, was air lifted to a hospital in Shreveport with critical injuries. A second passenger, 18-year-old Stephen McKelvey of Bastrop, was taken to a hospital in Bastrop with minor injuries.

A routine toxicology sample was taken from Johnson and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

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