ST. TAMMANY, La. – A 19-year-old woman has died in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning.
The accident happened about two miles east of the St. Tammany/Tanigaphoa Parish line on Interstate 12.
Hailey Nagim, 19, apparently lost control of her vehicle and hit a tree on the median on her driver side door, according to Louisiana State Police.
A crew airlifted Nagim to a New Orleans hospital, where she later died.
Troopers say Nagim was wearing a seat belt. They don’t believe she was impaired.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.