70-year-old Tina Becnel dies in fatal Chackbay car crash on La. 20 – Thursday, September 30, 2021

Chackbay Car Crash Death of Tina Becnel – Obituary

70-year-old Vacherie woman, Tina Becnel has died in a fatal Chackbay car crash that occurred on La. 20 on Thursday, September 30, 2021. It occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when a pickup veered over the center and crashed into the 2020 Ford Explorer that Tina was driving.

Police say the pickup was northbound when, due to the falling rain, it went out of control and went into northbound traffic. The vehicle collided with Tina’s Explorer and left her with fatal injuries although she was wearing a seatbelt.

First responders pronounced her dead at the scene while the other driver was left with injuries and has since been hospitalized.

The accident is still under investigation and toxicological samples were collected from both drivers.