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West Feliciana school board member struck by car, killed; woman arrested

Tiffany R. Cage, 22. (Source: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office) Tiffany R. Cage, 22. (Source: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office)
WEST FELICIANA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A West Feliciana Parish resident was killed the night of Thursday, September 22 after being struck by a vehicle while walking down Solitude Rd.

According to the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office, just after 8 p.m., deputies responded to a fatality report on Solitude Rd. near Heir Rd.

The initial investigation revealed that the pedestrian, James White, 59, of West Feliciana, was struck by a 2000 Honda Civic, which was being driven by Tiffany R. Cage, 22, also of West Feliciana. The reports states White was struck while trying to walk along the side of the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Cage was not injured in the incident.

White was a District 3 School Board member in West Feliciana Parish. Toxicology samples were taken and submitted to the LSP Crime Lab for analysis.

Cage was arrested and booked into the West Feliciana Detention Center on one count of negligent homicide. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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