A Coushatta man has died in a two-car crash in Red River Parish.
It happened just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon on Highway 784 about 4 miles east of US Highway 71.
Louisiana State Police say the preliminary investigation revealed that a 2010 Dodge Avenger driven by 70-year-old Daniel Cotton of Coushatta was traveling east on LA 784 when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit a 2001 Ford Explorer driven by 17-year-old Caidon J. Campbell head-on.
After impact, both vehicles came to rest in the roadway blocking both lanes of travel. Cotton was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Red River Parish Coroner.
Caidon Campbell and his 15-year-old passenger were both restrained at the time of the crash and suffered minor injuries.
Toxicology samples have been taken and the crash remains under investigation.
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
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