2 killed in crash on I-10 near LaPlace
State police: 2 people killed in fiery crash on Interstate 10 near LaPlace, Texan arrested
State police say two people were killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 10 in St. Charles Parish near LaPlace.
Troopers say 26-year-old Nechole Thomas, of Houston, was driving allegedly driving at a high rate of speed on the right shoulder when she struck a car stopped on the shoulder.
Trooper Melissa Matey said both vehicles caught on fire as a result of the crash.
Matey says the two occupants in the car stopped on the shoulder were pronounced dead on the scene.
She says Thomas escaped from her car with minor injuries.
Thomas was booked with two counts of vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and reckless operation of a vehicle.
The names of the victims have not been released.
It was unclear whether Thomas has an attorney.
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