Apr 7, 2014 9:36 PM by KATC
St. Mary Parish- Louisiana State Police say a Franklin woman was killed in a two vehicle crash on Hwy 182 today.
Troopers say Shirley Landry, 83, of Franklin was driving south on Hwy 182 when she stopped at a two-way stop sign and attempted to enter Hwy 90. An investigation by State Police revealed that Landry, entered Hwy 90 within hazardous proximity to another vehicle. Troopers say that's when the driver of a van struck the left side of Landry's vehicle sending both vehicles into the median.
Landry who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner. The other driver and his passenger were restrained and sustained minor injuries.
It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash; however, routine toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.
This crash remains under investigation.