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LSP: Two dead following three-vehicle crash on US Hwy 84

by Erica Knowles

DeSoto Parish, LA – According to the Louisiana State Police, the fatal accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. Monday.

It happened on US Hwy 84.

Louisiana State Police troopers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding troopers found two victims.

Police said both victims suffered life-threatening injuries and were pronounced dead.

They were later identified as 81-year-old Louis Flanigan and 80-year-old Inell Flanigan.

Troopers said the 81-year-old driver failed to yield before attempting to make a left turn into a private driveway and was struck by a westbound Freightliner.

The vehicle then entered the eastbound lane, where it was struck by the eastbound Freightliner. 

The driver of the eastbound Freightliner suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

This incident remains under investigation, troopers said.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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