Head-on collision claims life of Texas woman
Published 11:59 am Sunday, November 6, 2022
A Texas woman was killed Friday and a 3-year-old seriously injured Friday as the result of a head-on crash on Interstate 10 in Jeff Davis Parish.
The fatal crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Interstate 10 near the Lacassine exit, according to State Police.
The crash claimed the life of Gay Dale Ferguson, 61, of Orange, Texas. Ferguson was the city clerk for Nederland, Texas.
Ferguson was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 3-year-old toddler in the vehicle was transported to a Lake Charles hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
Troop D has investigated 24 fatal crashes involving 26 deaths in 2022.