Dec 28, 2013 4:48 PM by katc
Three people are dead after a crash that happened this afternoon near Duson. Troopers say a Chevy pickup was heading North on LA 343, when he tried passing another vehicle. When that happened, troopers say the vehicle struck a white Saturn car traveling South on LA 343. Investigators say there were four passengers in the car that was struck. Three of them died at the scene; the other was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. Troopers say the driver and passenger of the truck were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the truck has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide; multiple charges are pending. Troopers are testing the driver for possible intoxication.