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BATON ROUGE, LA – A 27 year-old woman was killed after crashing with a semi truck in Baton Rouge, LA on July 15, 2013. Baton Rouge is Located in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in the east-central part of the state.

A motorist from Denham Springs, LA was killed after crashing with a semi truck at an intersection in Baton Rouge, LA on July 15, 2013. Photo credit: WBRZ.com

The accident happened around 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of South Chocktaw and the Central Throughway. An 18 wheeler traveling north on the Central Throughway was making a left turn onto Chocktaw Drive on a protected green arrow when a southbound minivan crashed into the big rig.

Map shows location of fatal semi truck accident at the intersection of South Chocktaw Rd and the Central Throughway in Baton Rouge, LA on July 15, 2013.

The driver of the minivan, 27 year-old Jackie Addison from Denham Springs, LA was fatally injured in the crash. There were two children in the minivan who survived the accident.

The truck driver was also injured in the accident but there are no other details on the extent his injuries.

It is assumed that Addison must have run a red light, although it is not certain. The Central Throughway is brand new and opened on July 11, 2013, only 4 days before the accident. When there is a protected green arrow in one direction, there is supposed to be a red light in the opposite direction.

Police do not believe that alcohol or drugs were a factor in the accident.

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