A Roxana woman is dead following an accident on Route 10 in Louisiana. The Louisiana State Police report that 47-year old Sandra Farris was a passenger in a pickup truck hauling a triple-axle trailer that was involved in an accident in Acadia Parish, LA on Wednesday.
Authorities say her husband Robert was driving the vehicle when he lost control for an unknown reason causing the truck to leave the roadway and strike a tree. Sandra was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Robert and their daughter, Marissa, were transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Robert is a former postmaster in Wood River, while Sandra was a mail carrier out of the Godfrey Post Office.
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