Head-on Car Accident Kills Two, Injures Two

Two people are dead and two injured after their vehicles hit each other head-on on Christmas Day. The fatal accident happened on US 96, about 2 miles south of Jasper.

Teresa Winfield, 26 of Zwolle, Louisiana and Jeremy Smith, 33 of Bossier City, Louisiana were both killed after their car was struck head on by a car driven by Robert Bellard of Marshall.

The Department of Public Safety says Bellard was attempting to pass another vehicle when the two cars hit in the North bound lane. Winfield and Smith were both pronounced dead on the scene. Bellard and another unidentified victim were taken to area hospitals with multiple injuries.