A Loreauville woman died Friday morning after a pickup truck driver failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the center line on La. 86 and crashed into the woman’s car.
Linda Bergeron, 68, died on the scene after the 10:40 a.m. crash near Crochet Road in Iberia Parish, according to State Police.
Gale Holmes, 64, of New Iberia, crashed a GMC Sierra into Bergeron’s Honda Accord after missing a slight curve and crossing into the eastbound lane, State Police said.
Holmes suffered minor injuries and was transported to a Lafayette hospital.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts, State Police said.
Impairment is not suspected as a factor in the crash, although toxicology reports are pending.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.