A head on accident on Highway 17 Wednesday afternoon kills an Iberia woman.
At quarter to four, 23-year old Megan Meredith was driving her 2005 Jeep north on 17 just north of Rock Sand Road. The Jeep crossed the centerline and hit a southbound 2002 International truck.
Meredith was wearing a seat belt and suffered fatal injuries. 58-year old Stephen Gladden of Iberia, the driver of the truck, was belted in and suffered minor injuries.
This is fatality number 55 for Highway Patrol Troop F in 2011.