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Wreck partially closes I49

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - I49 was partially closed following a wreck on January 6th

The two vehicle accident near mile marker 71. 

Two people in a white Subaru were taken to Christus Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital for treatment. 

According to family members, the driver, Earle Wright, was treated and released this morning.  His passenger, Betty Wright, remains in the hospital in ICU. 

No one in the other SUV reported any injuries. 

Missing from the Subaru is a cat belonging to Mrs. Wright.

The cat is named Sam and was ejected at the time of the accident.

Sam is a neutered Siamese male cat and weighs about 17 pounds. He had no collar.

Please call (225)278-1113 if you find the cat. A reward is being offered.

 

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