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.