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Fatal crash on I-20 west of Ruston

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RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) -A single vehicle crash on Interstate 20 claims the life of Ruston woman.

Louisiana State Police Troop F reports that Friday evening around 5:30, a vehicle ran off of the interstate, about 12 miles west of Ruston.

A 2002 Nissan Maxima, driven by 34-year-old Heather Berry of Ruston, was eastbound on Interstate 20 when the Nissan ran off the left side of the road. LSP says the vehicle traveled back onto the road and then off the right side of the road where it struck a tree.

Berry suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital in Shreveport where she died. Investigators say Berry was not wearing her seatbelt. Alcohol use is not suspected, but police obtained a toxicology sample that will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation
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