1 dead in crash near Fenton - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

1 dead in crash near Fenton

FENTON, LA (KPLC) -

One person died Monday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 165. It happened near LA Highway 102 around 5:15 a.m.

Fenton police,  investigating with assistance from Louisiana State Police Troop D said the victim was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with a tanker truck.  Investigators believe the accident happened when the northbound car crossed into the oncoming lane and struck the 18-wheeler, which was southbound.

The driver of the car and the 18-wheeler were transported to Allen Parish Hospital in Kinder, but it the extent of their injuries wasn't known.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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