Woman dies after apparent hit and run

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an apparent hit and run accident that left a woman dead.

Officers were called out Sunday morning to the eastbound exit ramp at I-10 and College Drive on reports of someone lying alongside the road. Upon arrival they located a woman lying in an area of vehicle debris.  EMS pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

An initial investigation revealed that the woman was struck on the shoulder of the expressway by an unknown vehicle that apparently left the scene. The victim remains unidentified, but is described as a white female in her early 30's, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

There were no witnesses of the crash and the investigation is still ongoing. If anyone has any information about this hit and run, please contact the BRPD Traffic Investigations Unit at (225) 389-7819.

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