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Apr 2, 2012 8:47 AM by AP

2 teens killed in Fourchon after striking truck

FOURCHON, La. (AP) - Two Houma teenagers were killed when their car struck an 18-wheeler

The Courier reports 19-yeare-old Taylor Caro and 18-year-old Alexandra Blaisdell were killed early Sunday morning. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

State police say Caro was driving northbound on La. Highway 1 at about 5:20 a.m. Sunday and failed to stop at a stop sign as a truck was making its way through the intersection.

The truck driver, 68-year-old Luis Contreras of Amelia, was unharmed.

Police say Blaisdell and Contreras were wearing seat belts and Caro was not.

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