NATCHITOCHES, La. (NPD) - The Natchitoches Police Department is currently investigating a one-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Pineville woman early Friday morning.
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Around 3:00 a.m. on August 9, the Natchitoches Police Department received several calls in reference to a fire in the median on Interstate 49 near mile marker 132. Additional callers advised it appeared to be a vehicle on fire.
The vehicle was traveling northbound on I-49 when it left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire.
Officers with Natchitoches Police Department and Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, as well as firemen with the Natchitoches Fire Department and Fire District 6, arrived on scene and found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
The driver of the vehicle, Breanna Legier, 18, of Pineville, received fatal injuries from this crash.
This crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this case may call the Natchitoches Police Department at (318)352-8101.
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