ST. JAMES PARISH, LA (WAFB) - State police say a Vacherie woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident that happened early Sunday morning. The accident happened just before 6:00 am at the intersection of LA Hwy 3213 and LA Hwy 3215 in St. James Parish.
Investigators at the scene of the crash say Corey Newton, 24, was driving east on LA Hwy 3125, while Brittany Harris, 25, was driving north on LA Hwy 3213. As both vehicles approached the intersection, Newton ran through the red light and struck Harris' vehicle on the driver's side. Her vehicle then left the road and hit a utility pole.