Three killed, four injured in Natchitoches crash

Source: KALB

KALB – Natchitoches, Louisiana Three people are dead and four more are injured after a fatal crash in Natchitoches parish Sunday.

State police say the crash happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 71 south of Clarence. They say 41-year-old Stacey N. Lachney was driving northbound when she crossed the centerline and collided with a Pontiac driven by Jennifer l. Tell.

Lachney and Tell, who were both wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident, were pronounced dead. Brian West, a passenger in Tell’s vehicle, was also killed in the crash.

Chelsee Martin, who was riding with Lachney, and three juvenile passengers in Tell’s car all received moderate injuries.

The crash is under investigation.