Driver cited for crash that killed 70-year-old woman

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Slidell man was issued a citation for running a red light, causing a crash that resulted in the death of a 70-year-old woman.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the crash happened Tuesday, Jan. 23 on Florida Boulevard at Lobdell Avenue around 11 a.m.

Officials say Angel Herrerra Cordova, 68, drove his truck through a red light at the intersection. The truckk hit a car that was being driven by Selvarine Harvey, 70, of Baton Rouge.

Harvey was taken to a local hospital, but she later died as a result of her injuries.

Cordova was issued a citation for red light violation and reckless operation. Officials say additional charges are possible.

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