A 27-year-old woman was killed Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 49 near Carencro, State Police reported Monday in a news release.
State Police gave this account of the crash:
Jessica Short of Pineville was driving northbound on I-49 around 4 p.m. when her 2012 Ford Explorer ran off the right side of the roadway, crossed the service road, traveled through a ditch and struck several trees.
Short suffered critical injuries and was transported to Lafayette General Hospital, where she died.
Police said Short was properly restrained and impairment is not believed to be a factor. A toxicology sample was taken and sumitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.