Two women killed in Rapides Parish crash, toddler in car seat escapes with minor injuries

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Two women from Center Point, La. were killed in a single vehicle crash on La. Hwy. 1205 south of La. hwy. 28 East in Rapides Parish.  

According to State Police, a two year old toddler was restrained in a child safety seat and suffered minor injuries.

It happened Monday around 2:15 p.m., when according to police, a truck driven by 26 year old Ashley D. Cameron was northbound on LA Hwy 1205 and lost control of the vehicle, exiting the left side of the roadway.

After exiting the roadway, police say, the vehicle collided with a ditch embankment and began rolling over before impacting a tree, with the roof.

Cameron was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, 48 year old Linda D. Dodge was also  pronounced dead.

Police say the toddler was transported to Rapides Regional Trauma Center with minor injuries. 

Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

Police say both women were wearing seatbelts. 

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