Police think they've found SUV from deadly hit & run

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators believe they have now found the 2005 Ford Expedition involved in a hit and run crash Sunday morning on Interstate 10 that left a 20-year-old woman dead.

The Baton Rouge Police Department recently received information a vehicle fitting the description of the one that ran over Mikel Carson of Hammond had been brought to a body shop in Metairie for repairs.

With help from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the vehicle was located and impounded Thursday afternoon. It was then returned to Baton Rouge for further examination.

Investigators have not yet been able to find the registered owner of the SUV to interview him/her. They also have not determined who was driving at the time of the crash.

The investigation into the crash continues.

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