Vidor woman killed in Highway 12 crash identified

VIDOR - Vidor police have identified the woman killed due to a crash on Highway 12 Saturday as Erin Nicole Yates, 35, of Vidor.

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Ray Chesson has notified officers that Yates passed away at the hospital. 

The crash between her car and a pickup truck happened just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 12 about a mile west of Evangeline. Lanes were shut down for roughly one hour.

Two medical helicopters and three ambulances responded to the wreck. 

The passenger in the car was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Air Med Helicopter. A child who was also in the car was taken to St. Elizabeth’s by ambulance.

A medical status or number of people in the pickup truck was not provided.

Vidor police officers are investigating the crash.

 

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