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Husband, wife killed in Concordia Parish accident

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FERRIDAY, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - State police say a crash involving three vehicles killed an elderly couple from Ferriday.

Troopers say the accident happened around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 84 at Ferriday Drive.

Trooper Scott Moreau says a pickup driven by 77-year-old Carolyn F. Smith, of Ferriday, was northbound on Ferriday Drive and failed to stop at Highway 84. Moreau says two cars traveling in different directions on Highway 84 hit the pickup.

Smith, along with her 80-year-old husband, Welton Smith Jr., were pronounced dead the scene.

The drivers of the other cars and a passenger in one of the cars suffered moderate injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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