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Deadly La Quinta Crash

Jaffa King

Deadly La Quinta Crash

CREATED Sep. 10, 2012

LA QUINTA - A 28 year old La Quinta woman died Sunday night in a head-on collision.

Its still not known if last night's wild weather contributed to the crash.  

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Avenue 50 near Park Avenue in La Quinta. 

Police say Leyann Mercer lost control of her car and veered into oncoming traffic and was hit by a Nissan Sentra.

Mercer died on scene just minutes after the collision. A woman and two children in the Nissan suffered minor injuries.