Accident claims life of Epps woman
A two-vehicle accident claimed the life of an Epps woman today.
Shortly before 7 a.m. Jan. 21, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 17 just north of Delhi.
The initial investigation revealed a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 31-year-old Kristopher Plumley of Pioneer, was traveling northbound on LA Hwy 17. For reasons still under investigation, Plumley drove his vehicle into the southbound lane and struck a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by 35-year-old Victoria Gordon of Epps.
Gordon, who was properly restrained, was pronounced dead at the scene. Plumley, who was unrestrained at the time of the crash was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis.
The crash remains under investigation.
In 2021, Troop F has investigated four fatal crashes resulting in five deaths.