EVANGELINE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a logging truck, according to Louisiana State Police.
Rita Vidrine, 75, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 115 near O’Quin Loop in Evangeline Parish early Wednesday morning.
The crash occurred when Gregory Campanella, 52, was driving a 2013 Freightliner logging truck and entered the road from private property when Vidrine struck the rear of the logging truck.
Vidrine was not buckled and suffered fatal wounds from the crash, police said.
Campanella was cited for failure to yield from private property.
A toxicology sample from Vidrine has been submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. Campanella submitted a breath sample indicating no alcohol in his system and had no signs of impairment.
This crash remains under investigation.