Holden Girl Killed in Car Crash

Holden Girl Killed in Car Crash

POSTED: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 10:05am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm

LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - State police say a 13-year-old Holden girl died after the car in which she was a passenger struck a tree.

Troopers say Alyica Owens was pronounced dead at North Oaks Hospital Monday after being extricated from the vehicle by firefighters.

Investigators say the wreck occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. when the 1999 Volkswagen Beatle traveling south on La. Highway 441 spun out of control in a curve and struck a tree.

Troopers say the driver, 17-year-old Chelsey Lemaire of Independence, suffered minor injuries.