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Franklin woman killed, 2 others injured in 2 vehicle accident in St. Mary Parish


FRANKLIN, Louisiana — State police say an 83-year-old Franklin woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash after she failed to yield at a stop sign on La. Highway 182 at U.S. 90.

Trooper Stephen Hammons says Shirley Landry was southbound on Highway 182 Monday when she stopped at a two-way stop sign then entered Highway 90 and was hit by a van driven by 42-year-old Kelly Shepard of Tomball, Texas.

Hammons says Landry was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner.

Shepard and his passenger, Renan Almendars of Houston, sustained minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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