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Two-Car Crash Kills Pineville Man

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PINEVILLE, La. – On Monday night, a crash involving two vehicles killed a man from Pineville, and seriously injured a teenager from Aimwell.

Troopers responded to the crash around 7:50 p.m. on July 16, which occurred on La. Hwy 8 in Catahoula Parish.  

The crash involved a 1989 Ford Mustang, driven by Leslie G. Cotton, 50, and a 1996 Nissan pickup driven by 18-year-old Kalub L. Holley.  

The mustang was traveling westbound on the highway when Cotton lost control and crossed the centerline. After crossing the centerline, the car collided with the Nissan traveling eastbound on the highway.

Cotton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Holley received serious injuries and was transported to Rapides Regional Medical Center.

Police say it is unknown if the men were wearing seatbelts at this time, due to the extent of damage.

Routine toxicology tests are pending, and the crash still remains under investigation.

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