A 21-year-old Livingston woman died in a car crash Friday on La. 42 east of La. 16 in Livingston Parish, State Police said.
Alyssa M. Swain was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am east on La. 42 before 6 p.m. when she tried to pass an eastbound vehicle in a no passing zone, State Police said in a news release.
As she swerved back to try to avoid an oncoming vehicle, she lost control and was struck by a westbound 1994 Chevrolet pickup driven by James Pankotai, 40, of Port Allen, according to State Police.
Swain was wearing a seat belt and impairment is not suspected, State Police said.