Police identify woman killed along I-10

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities have identified the woman found dead on Interstate 10 Sunday morning, the possible victim of a hit and run crash.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Mikel Carson of Hammond apparently had car trouble just before the College Drive exit. Investigators believe she was hit while walking to get help.

Police report they suspect the vehicle that hit her was a green and beige Ford Expedition or pickup.

Investigators are urging possible witnesses to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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