Woman killed in hit and run in Livingston Parish

Woman killed in hit and run in Livingston Parish
Louisiana State Police

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - An investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found along a highway early Wednesday morning.

Louisiana State Police confirms troopers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body on LA 447 south of I-12 in Livingston Parish.

Body found in Livingston

Officials say just after 3 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19, troopers began investigating what they believe was a hit and run. The incident claimed the life of Kaycie Kidwell, 33, of Baton Rouge. Troopers are seeking the public’s help finding the responsible driver.

LSP says the incident happened as Kidwell was walking along 447 when she was struck by an unknown vehicle and was killed. Based on evidence collected at the scene, troopers believe the vehicle is red and possibly sustained minor damage in the incident.

Anyone with information should call Troop A at 225-754-8500.

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