Two-vehicle crash claims the life of Natchitoches man

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NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A man has died and a teenager was seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash in Natchitoches Parish.

The wreck happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday on LA Hwy 6, near LA Hwy 117.

According to Louisiana State Police a 2006 Mercedes-Benz, driven by 78-year-old Robert L. Lowery Jr., of Natchitoches, and a 1998 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 18-year-old Tanner Hale Thompson of Marthaville, were traveling westbound when Lowery tried to make a U-turn and was hit by Thompson.

Lowery was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Thompson is being treated for serious injuries at a local hospital.

Routine toxicology tests are pending and Troop E is currently investigating the crash.

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