SLIDELL, La. (June 16, 2012)—Kristen Stoltman, 19, of Woodlands, was killed when a pickup crashed into her car on Interstate 12 in Slidell, La.
Authorities say the driver of the pickup was booked into jail and is facing several charges including negligent homicide.
State Police said Stoltman was driving a small Mazda eastbound around 6 p.m. Friday when traffic slowed near exit 80.
She died on impact when the Dodge pickup driven by Kevin Greenwood of Ormond Beach, Fla., failed to slow down and struck her vehicle from behind.
According to the Times-Picayune, a passenger in Stoltman's vehicle, Jesse Stoltman, of Magnolia, suffered serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
Greenwood was charged with careless operation, negligent homicide, and negligent injuring and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.