Woman killed in rollover crash on Snyder Freeway at I-65 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Woman killed in rollover crash on Snyder Freeway at I-65

By Chris McGill - bio | email

LOUISVILLE (WAVE) - One person was killed and another person was hospitalized after early Wednesday after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the eastbound lanes of the Snyder Freeway over I-65.

30-year-old Renee Logsdon was the passenger in the car. LMPD spokeswoman Officer Carey Klain says Logsdon was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the car when it overturned. Logsdon died at 11:42 a.m. at University Hospital from multiple blunt force injuries.

Klain says the driver of the car was not seriously injured. He was treated at University Hospital and released. A baby in the car was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital and checked out for minor injuries.

The crash happened around 8:15 a.m. when the car Logsdon was in overturned in the eastbound lanes of the Snyder and slid across the grassy median before coming to a stop. The westbound lanes were also affected, and the left lane was blocked by fire crews.

All lanes of the Snyder were reopened to traffic by early afternoon.

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