Louisiana State Police - State Troopers
Louisiana State Police - State Troopers

Young woman dies after deadly accident in Tangipahoa Parish

PONCHATOULA, La. – A woman has died after suffering severe injuries in an accident in Tangipahoa Parish.

Louisiana State Police said the two-vehicle accident happened on Tuesday shortly after 10:30 a.m. Troopers from Troop L said Anjel Wilcox, 22, of Mandeville was driving a 2008 Honda CRV heading southbound on CC Road toward the intersection of LA Hwy 22.

At the same time a 2023 Ram 2500 was headed westbound on LA Hwy 22 when for unknown reasons Wilcox failed to stop at the intersection and traveled directly into the path of the Ram. The Ram struck the left side of the Honda.

Wilcox was wearing her seatbelt, however she sustained severe injuries in the crash and was taken to a local hospital. Unfortunately, she passed away on Tuesday night.

The driver of the Ram was also properly restrained and sustained moderate injuries and was also taken to the hospital.

Toxicology samples were taken from both drivers for analysis as part of the ongoing investigation, according to state police. 

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