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Police: Wrong-way driver causes 4-vehicle fatal crash

9 months 4 days 8 hours ago Thursday, January 16 2020 Jan 16, 2020 January 16, 2020 9:33 AM January 16, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

VINTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a driver going the wrong way on an interstate highway caused a four-vehicle wreck that killed an 83-year-old man. A news release says the crash that killed Gabriel Prejean of Vinton on Wednesday is still being investigated, and charges are pending against 76-year-old Mario De La Cruz of Anahuac, Texas. Police say a preliminary investigation found that De La Cruz's 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck first hit a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, then ran head-on into Prejean's 2002 Chevrolet pickup, which hit a 2004 Lexus GS 300.

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