Crash On Airline Highway Kills Three, Including Baby

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Louisiana State Police are investigating a fiery traffic accident on Airline Highway that killed three people on Wednesday evening.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. just south of I-10 in St. James Parish near the Ascension Parish line.

A car reportedly crossed the center line and hit two others head-on. One of the vehicles caught fire.

Three people, including a baby, were ejected and died at the scene, and several others were injured. Airline Highway was shut down for hours as crews worked to clear the wreckage.

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