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Lafayette Woman Killed in Sunday Evening Crash in the 4500 Block of Johnston Street

Lafayette Police responded to a major accident involving two vehicles in the 4500 block of Johnston Street.

Posted: Aug 9, 2021 3:06 PM

Lafayette, La.- Lafayette Police responded to a major accident involving two vehicles in the 4500 block of Johnston Street on August 8, 2021 at approximately 6:13 pm.

The driver of the first vehicle was traveling southbound on Johnston St. attempting to turn into a private parking lot when it was struck by the second vehicle traveling northbound on Johnston Street.

The driver of the first vehicle was transported to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the accident, but she later succumbed to those injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries. He was transported to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition.

The driver of the first vehicle has been identified as 44-year-old Toni Garner of Lafayette. Toxicology results are pending at this time. The investigation into the accident is being led by the Lafayette Police Traffic Unit.

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