Arrest made in fatal October crash

Louisiana State Police have arrested a Ruston man in connection with a fatal traffic crash that claimed the life of Dubach woman in October.

Levi McCullin, Jr., 62, of Ruston, was arrested on warrants last week charging him with vehicular homicide, no seatbelt, and driving left of center. Bail was set at $100,000.

Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F investigated a crash just after 8:00 p.m. October 28 on McCullin Road just west of Louisiana Highway 563. 54-year-old Edith Anderson of Dubach was killed in the collision.

Authorities said a 1999 Ford F-250, driven by McCullin was traveling east on McCullin Road. At the same time, a 1998 Ford Explorer, driven by Anderson was traveling west on McCullin Road. McCullin crossed the centerline and struck Anderson. Impairment on McCullin’s part was suspected at the time. 

Anderson, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. McCullin was also unrestrained, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.


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