Police identify woman killed in Airline Hwy pedestrian crash

Police identify woman killed in Airline Hwy pedestrian crash

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have released the name of the woman who was killed in a pedestrian crash Tuesday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Melissa Arlt, 43, of Angie, Louisiana, died after getting hit by a vehicle on Airline Highway at Harry Drive around 7 p.m.

Angie is just north of Bogalusa in Washington Parish.

Investigators said she was apparently trying to walk across Airline when she was hit by a 2003 Honda Accord. They added she died at the scene.

According to authorities, alcohol was not a factor in the crash and charges are not expected to be filed against the driver.

The investigation is ongoing.

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