Woman dies after towed SUV hits car on I-10 east of Breaux Bridge

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — A Texas woman has died after a towed vehicle broke loose and hit another car.

Louisiana State Police said the accident happened on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge.

They says that a unoccupied Jeep Liberty that was being towed behind a Chevrolet truck driven by Angelo Zermeno of Brownsville, Texas when it broke free for reasons that are still unclear.

The Liberty crossed the I-10 median and hit a 2008 Nissan that 24-year-old Grace Lee of Beaumont, Texas was riding in. Lee, who wasn't wearing a seat belt, died of injuries from the crash. Driver Alycee Henley, also of Beaumont, Texas, and two other passengers suffered what police say are moderate injuries. The survivors were all wearing seat belts.

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