On Monday, July 19, shortly after 5:00 AM, Troopers from State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash on I-55 near LA 16 in Tangipahoa Parish.
The crash claimed the life of 35-year-old Dominique Bailey of Magnolia, Mississippi.
The initial investigation revealed that Bailey was northbound on I-55 in a 2002 Jeep Liberty.
For reasons still under investigation, the Jeep Liberty traveled off the roadway to the right. After leaving the roadway, the Jeep Liberty impacted a tree on the driver’s side.
Bailey was not properly restrained and sustained severe injuries during the crash. She was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained for analysis.
The crash remains under investigation.