On Wednesday, January 27, shortly before 6:00 pm, State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash on LA 10 just west of the Franklinton city limits in Washington Parish. The crash claimed the life of 54-year-old Shane D. Hunt of Franklinton. The initial investigation revealed that Hunt was eastbound on LA 10 in a 2007 Ford Focus when a westbound 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by 38-year-old Christina L. Goings crossed the center line in front of him. The vehicles impacted and exited the roadway. Debris from the collision was thrown and impacted an eastbound 2019 Lexus 350.
Hunt was restrained during the crash and transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Goings was unrestrained during the crash and transported to a local hospital for her injuries.
Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.
Goings will be booked into the Washington Parish Jail after she is released from the hospital, charged with No Seatbelt, Driving Left of Center, and Negligent Homicide.