LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Troopers with the Louisiana State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash that happened on LA 397 at LA 14 on Monday morning around 7:15 a.m.
Authorities say their preliminary investigation indicated the crash happened when a red 1998 GMC pickup truck driven by 54-year-old Beverly J. Dawson of Lake Charles failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign to a red 1995 Ford F-350 driven by 47-year-old Angela S. Leonard of Iowa.
Dawson was transported by air to a hospital in Lafayette with moderate injuries. Leonard was transported to a Lake Charles hospital with moderate injuries.
Dawson was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign. Leonard was cited with failure to wear a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.
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