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Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Ouachita Parish.

A West Monroe, LA woman has been charged with vehicular homicide following a Sunday night wreck.

Louisiana State Police Troop F responded at about 9 p.m. to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 557 near Red Cut Road in Ouachita Parish.

The initial investigation revealed a 2009 Dodge Journey, driven by Amanda Fletcher, 36, of West Monroe, was traveling north on Louisiana Highway 557. The SUV crossed the center line and traveled into the path of a 1999 Honda Motorcycle, driven by Ronald Smith Jr., 35, of Farmerville. After impact, Smith was separated from his motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Fletcher, who was unrestrained, was treated for injuries at the scene. At the time of the crash, Fletcher showed signs of impairment and was arrested. She was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center on charges of vehicular homicide, no seatbelt, and improper lane usage.

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