Police release name of woman who died after being struck by vehicle

Police release name of woman who died after being struck by vehicle

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 56-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle in Baton Rouge overnight, according to police.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it happened on Florida Boulevard near Lobdell Boulevard shortly after midnight.

Officials confirm that Mercedes Montgomery was struck by the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

It has not been determined whether the driver faces any charges. The investigation is ongoing.

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