Two arrested after drug dispute leads to fatal crash

BOSSIER PARISH, La. - Two people are behind bars after an argument over drugs leads to a deadly crash in Bossier Parish.

The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday on LA 527 just east of Johnson Koran Rd.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2003 Chevrolet Impala driven by 22-year-old Sidney Brunson of Doyline was traveling west on LA 527 when it was struck from behind by a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 29-year-old Corey Howell of Elm Grove. 

Both vehicles left the roadway after impact and the Trailblazer overturned ejecting 45-year-old Stephanie Morgan of Stonewall who was not wearing a seat belt. 

Evidence indicated that prior to the crash the two parties had just met for a drug transaction that later lead to a
dispute and the vehicle crash.
 
Morgan was transported to University Health in Shreveport where she died from her injuries. 

Howell was arrested for Vehicular Homicide, Possession of Schedule II CDS, and Resisting by False Information. 

Brunson was arrested for Possession of Schedule II CDS with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia. 

Both Howell and Brunson were booked into the Bossier Parish Jail following the arrests.  
 
Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis. 

This crash remains under investigation.


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