West Feliciana school board member struck by car, killed; woman - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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.

Copyright 2016 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • Local/State NewsMore>>

  • State offers sales discount on hurricane supplies

    State offers sales discount on hurricane supplies

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:37 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:37:53 GMT
    A state sales tax holiday will be held Memorial Day weekend so residents can stock up on hurricane supplies (Source: WAFB)A state sales tax holiday will be held Memorial Day weekend so residents can stock up on hurricane supplies (Source: WAFB)

    Memorial Day weekend may be the best time to stock up on supplies for hurricane season. On Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, the sales tax will drop from 5 to 3 percent on various items people need for storm preparation.

    More >>

    Memorial Day weekend may be the best time to stock up on supplies for hurricane season. On Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, the sales tax will drop from 5 to 3 percent on various items people need for storm preparation.

    More >>
  • Five common food and drug interactions

    Five common food and drug interactions

    Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)
    Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)

    Many foods can interact with drugs by delaying, decreasing, or inhibiting the body’s ability to absorb the medicine. On the other hand, some medicines require food to help the body absorb them better.

    More >>

    Many foods can interact with drugs by delaying, decreasing, or inhibiting the body’s ability to absorb the medicine. On the other hand, some medicines require food to help the body absorb them better.

    More >>
  • Committee moves bill that could help close budget gap

    Committee moves bill that could help close budget gap

    The House Committee on Ways and Means moves a bill that could help close the state's budget gap (Source: WAFB)The House Committee on Ways and Means moves a bill that could help close the state's budget gap (Source: WAFB)
    The House Committee on Ways and Means moves a bill that could help close the state's budget gap (Source: WAFB)The House Committee on Ways and Means moves a bill that could help close the state's budget gap (Source: WAFB)

    The House Committee on Ways and Means moved a bill by Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria that could help to close the $648 million budget gap.

    More >>

    The House Committee on Ways and Means moved a bill by Rep. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria that could help to close the $648 million budget gap.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly