By the Associated Press
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a two vehicle head-on crash near Natchitoches that killed a 33-year-old Many woman.
The accident occurred late Monday on La. Highway 1. Troopers identified the victim as Kona Richard. Investigators say a pickup driven by 27-year-old James Travis Jones of Natchitoches crossed the center line and stuck an SUV driven by 33-year-old Dynise Colbert of Natchitoches. Richards was a front seat passenger in Colbert's vehicle.
Jones was booked into the parish jail on charges of vehicular homicide, negligent injury, DWI 4th and driving under suspension.
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