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Woman Sentenced to 20 Years for Vehicular Homicide

Grace Ann Loustalot , 30, of Franklin, LA was sentenced to 20 years of hard labor, 12 of which is without the benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence for the Vehicular Homicide of 2 year old, Temporance Finister. In addition, Loustalot was sentenced to 6 months for the Vehicular Negligent Injuring of two other juveniles.

On November 8, 2017, Louisiana State Troopers responded to a fatal crash on LA 83 in Franklin, LA involving three juvenile passengers. Temporance Finister was unrestrained at the time of the crash and ejected from the vehicle. The two other juvenile sustained nonlife- threatening injuries. Loustalot was the driver of the vehicle, and she was found to be under the influence of illegal narcotics at the time of the crash.