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Woman walking on dark highway dies after getting hit by vehicle

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ST. GABRIEL, LA (WAFB) -

A woman is dead after getting hit by a vehicle as she was walking along a dark highway Tuesday evening, according to officials.

The St. Gabriel Police Department identified the victim as Sandra Lanieu, 54, of St.Gabriel.

Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said Lanieu was walking down a dark part of Martin Luther King Parkway (LA 75) near William Road and was wearing dark clothing when a vehicle's side mirror clipped her. He added the impact killed her.

Ambeau said no charges were filed against the driver. He added the investigation as of now shows the crash looked to be unavoidable.

According to Ambeau, a blood sample was taken from the driver for analysis and those results are pending.

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