State Police said. the accident happened shortly after 12 a.m. on La. 83 near La. 319.
According to investigating troopers, 52-year-old Cynthia Rogers was driving a 2002 GMC truck south on LA Highway 83 entering a right curve. For reasons still under investigation, Rogers drove off the left side of the road and entered a ditch which resulted in her vehicle overturning. Neither Rogers nor her passenger, 35-year-old Clay Guillory of Patterson, were restrained. Both of them were ejected from the vehicle. Rogers was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead upon arrival. Guillory was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
It is unknown if impairment was a factor in this crash; however, toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.