Denham Springs woman killed in Central crash on Hooper Rd.

CENTRAL – A woman from Denham Springs has died after a head-on crash in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Lucille Holwager, 71, of Denham Springs, died in the crash.

The crash happened around 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 2 on Hooper Rd. in Central. The crash happened between Joor Rd. & Sullivan Rd. 

Central Police Chief Roger Corcoran stated that the driver of a Chevy Volt was traveling east on Hooper Rd. when they crossed over the median into oncoming traffic. It remains unclear at this time why the driver veered into the westbound lanes.

The Chevy Volt collided head-on with an SUV. Holwager was the driver of the SUV and was air-lifted to a hospital but did not survive her injuries. The driver of the Volt was also transported to a hospital, and their current condition is unknown.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into the fatal crash. Officials suspect that impairment may be a factor in the incident.

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4 Responses

  1. Terrible reporting. Why withhold the name of the other driver? If the other driver happened to be a juvenile, that should have been identified in the article along with their age.

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