Woman dies in Mickens Road wreck

A 20-year-old woman died early Saturday after a head-on collision in the 9100 block of Mickens Road, the sheriff’s office says.

Jade Brown, 7745 Summer Place, died just past 5 a.m. after her northbound Nissan Altima crossed the center lane and barrelled into a southbound Allied Waste Truck, Casey Rayborn Hicks, spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, said in a news release.

Emergency responders rushed Brown to a hospital, where she died, the release says.

The truck driver also was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.