Hit and run driver turns himself in to police

PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) - State Police have made an arrest in the hit and run accident that killed a Port Allen woman early Saturday morning. The crash happened just before 1:45 am on LA Hwy 76 east of LA Hwy 415.

Troopers say Denisce McCurley, 48, was walking partially in the roadway when a vehicle hit her and fled the scene. Robert E. Harrison, 64, of Port Allen was placed under arrest for the hit and run after he turned himself in to police.

The 1994 Ford van he was driving at the time of the crash has been submitted to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.  Harrison has been booked into the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail.

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